Posted by  on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 1:40am.
Bill has three times as many comic books as Chuck. Chuck has twothirds as many comic books as Steve. Steve has 27 comic books. How many comic books does Bill have?: *

Math  drwls, Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 2:13am
Let C be the number of books Chuck has, B be the number that Bill has, and S be the number that Steve has.
S = 27
C = (2/3) S = 18
B = 3 C = 54