Posted by **ASDFG** on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11:49am.

chandni purchased some parrots.20%flew away and 5% died.of the remaining 45% were sold.now 33 parrot remain.how many parrot Chandni purchased.

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**Reiny**, Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 2:24pm
I will assume that 20% of the original, and 5% of the original.

let the number he had be n

so now he has 75% of x left or 3x/4

of those he sold 45%, leaving him with 55% of the remaining

(55/100)(3x/4) = 33

times 400

165x = 13200

x = 13200/165 = 80

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