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Posted by **Valerie** on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 6:30pm.

- Math -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 6:35pmnumber of tarts ---- x

number sold in morning = 3x/5

leaving 2x/5

number sold in afternoon = (1/4)(2x/5) = x/10

3x/5 = x/10 + 200

times 10

6x = x + 2000

5x = 2000

x = 400

check:

sold in morning = (3/5)(400) = 240

leaving 160

she sold 1/4 of 160 or 40 in the afternoon

Did she sell 200 more in the morning? YES

Answer is correct!

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