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How Many Eggs?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:


Peter, Melanie, Amil and Jack received a total of 38 chocolate eggs.

Jack had one less than Peter.

Peter had 5 less than Melanie.

Amil had half as many as Melanie.

Peter had 2 more than Amil.

How many eggs did each person have?