Pencils 2

Eli is selling pencils. She sold 3/5 of them in the morning and 1/4 of the remainder in the afternoon. If Eli sold 200 more pencils in than in the afternoon, how many pencils did Eli have in the beginning?

Correct answer:

x =  400

Step-by-step explanation:

3/5 x=200+1/4 (x3/5 x)  10x=4000  x=104000=400  x=400

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