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Mrs. Herby bought some carrots. She put 2/5 of them on a platter and the rest in a plastic bag. If there were 8 carrots on the platter, how many carrots were there in the plastic bag?

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Bought x carrots.

2/5 * x = 8,
X = 20 Carrots.

20 - 8 = 12 Carrots in plastic bag.

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