Fruits

Amy bought a basket of fruits 1/5 of them were apples,1/4 were oranges, and the rest were 33 bananas. How many fruits did she buy in all?

Result

n =  60

Solution:


n/5 + n/4 + 33 = n

11n = 660

n = 60

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it's simple fraction equation; type is n=n where on left n is written as n/5 + n/4 + 33

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