Posted by May on .
David has 120 stamps. He gave 36 stamps to Maria and some to Alice. After that he had 5/8 of the stamps left. How many stamps did he give to Alice?
My answer is 9, am i right if not please tell me why and how you got your answer.

aig math 
Reiny,
120  36  x = (5/8)(120)
84  x = 75
x = 7584
x = 9
x = 9
You are correct