Athletic club

All athletic club boys lined up by size. In front of Peter was one-eighth of the total. Right behind Peter stood his brother Radek and behind Radek another five-sixths of the total number of boys.

Mark the unknown total number of athletic club boys x.

1, Depending on x, express the number of boys who stood before Peter.
2, Depending on the quantity x, express the number of boys behind Peter.
3, Calculate the total number of athletic club boys.

Correct answer:

n =  48

Step-by-step explanation:


n/8+1+1+5/6n=n

n/8+1+1+5/6•n=n

n = 48

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