After her son threw away 12 beads,mumof8 wrote:Hi guys! Can someone help me with these question? TIA!!!

Mother had 48 more beads than her son at first. After her son threw away 12 beads,

she had four times as many beads as her son. How many beads did mother had at first?

Mother ------- 4u

Son ------- 1u

At first,

4u - (1u + 12) ------- 48

3u ------- 48 + 12 = 60

1u ------- 60/3 = 20

4u ------- 20 x 4 = 80

Ans : 80 beads.