Thursday

March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

Posted by **Keith** on Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 2:15am.

A Woman is selling an (X) amount of Oranges

The first time she sold half of the total Oranges and half of an Orange.

The second time she sold half of what is left of the Oranges and also half of an Orange.

The third time she sold half of what's left of the Oranges and half of an Orange. After that all her oranges are sold.

What is the total numbers of Oranges?

I'm not sure how to express that in an algrebraic expression and go about solving it.

- Math -
**PsyDAG**, Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 10:38amDo you have the correct information?

If she sold three half-oranges, she will still have at least a half-orange left. So how could it be "that all her oranges are sold"?

Please repost. Thanks for asking.

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

Math - Part 1- Mr. Santiago bought 10 crates of oranges. There were 50 oranges ...

Math - Mr.Santiago brought 10 crates of oranges. There were 50 oranges in each ...

Math - Mr lol bought x oranges for $30 and sold them at a profit of 5cents per ...

Math algebra (urgent!) help me! Thanks a lot!! (; - Mr lol bought x oranges for...

Maths - 5. You have inherited an orange grove. The more orange trees there are...

Algebra - Ann sells apples and Beth sells oranges. Today, half the number of ...

Math (for PsyDag) - This is the example i was given: The oranges in a box have a...

math - Jimmy had a total of 163 apples and oranges. After selling 50% of all the...

math - in a store all the oranges are stacked in triangular pyramids, each layer...

math stuff - suppose to arrage the names of the ppl in descending order of their...