On the flowerbed was planted 280 flowers - pansies and crayons. During the first week wilts quarter of pansies and an eighth crayons, which is 20% of all flowers.

How many pansies were planted on the flowerbed?


x =  168


Solution in text x =

1/4*x+1/8*y = 20/100*280

x+y = 280
50x+25y = 11200

x = 168
y = 112

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