# In a box of marbles, there are three less white marbles

Linear Equations
In a box of marbles, there are three less white marbles than the red ones and five more white marbles than the green ones. If there are a total of 10 white marbles, how many marbles are there in the box?

- 28
- 36
- 26
- 32

### Answer

Number of white marbles = 10

Number of red marbles = 10 + 3 = 13

Number of green marbles = 10 - 5 = 5

Total marbles = 10 + 13 + 5 = 28

**The correct option is A.**