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John read 1/4 of pages of book on Saturday and another 2/3 of pages on Sunday. She read the last 5 pages on Monday . What was the total pages of book?

asked by Raj
  1. number of pages ---- n

    n/4 + 2n/3 + 5 = n
    times 12
    3n + 8n + 60 = 12n
    n = 60

    check
    1/4 of 60 = 15
    2/3 of 60 = 40
    15 + 60 + 5 = 60 , check!

    posted by Reiny
  2. 60

    posted by Anonymous

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