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Tennessee, New Mexico and Michigan have a total of 27 representatives in the U.S. house of representatives. Michigan has 15 representatives and Tennessee has three times as many as New Mexico. How many Representatives does the State of Tennessee have?

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JanaDecillis

t + n + m = 27 ; m = 15 ; t = 2n; then, 2n + n + 15 = 27; 3n + 15 = 27 ; 3n = 12 ; n = 4; t = 8 representatives have State of Tennessee.

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