Three-eighths 2783

There were a lot of people standing at the bus stop in the morning. Three-eighths of them got on the first bus, one-fourth on the second, and the remaining 9 on the third. How many people were at the stop from the beginning?

Correct answer:

n =  24

Step-by-step explanation:

n-3/8 · n- 1/4 · n = 9

3n = 72

n = 72/3 = 24

n = 24

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