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Fernando buys a bag of bread, eats 4 and still has a third of the loaves left. How many loaves did the bag that Fernando bought have?

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Expand $\frac{1}{3}(x):{\quad}\frac{1}{3}x$
$x-4=\frac{1}{3}x$

Move $ 4 $ to the right side
$x=\frac{1}{3}x+4$

Move $ \frac{1}{3}x $ to the left side
$\frac{2}{3}x=4$

Multiply both sides by $3$
$2x=12$

Divide both sides by $2$
$x=6$

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