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A teacher has 25 red and yellow counters altogether. She has 4 times as many red counters than yellow counters. How many yellow counters does the teacher have?

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If Yellow = x
Then Red = 4x
Yellow + Red = 25
x + 4x =25
5x = 25
x = 25/5
x = 5
The teacher has 5 yellow counters

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