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# there are 10 less red skittles than orange Skittles in a bag. The orange Skittles are also twice the number of red skittles. Find the number of red and orange Skittles in the bag.

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Answer: there are 20 orange skittles and 10 red skittles in the bag.Explanation:Since we have given thatLet the number of red skittles be xLet the number of orange skittles be 2xAccording to question,[tex]2x-x=10\\x=10[/tex]So, there are 10 red skittles in the bag andThe number of orange skittles in the bag is given by[tex]2x=2\times 10=20[/tex]Hence, there are 20 orange skittles and 10 red skittles in the bag.