Posted by **vijay** on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 6:59am.

A girl reads 3/5 of a book. She finds that there are still 80 pages left to be read .how many pages are there in the book?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 7:56am
If she read 3/5 of the book, then she still has 2/5 of the book to read

2/5 of book = 80

then 1/5 of book = 40 and

5/5 of book = 200

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**kevin**, Friday, October 21, 2011 at 9:25pm
1/5 is 40 pages so 40x5=240 so there are 240 pages in the book

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