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A basket contained 75 brown eggs and some white eggs. Salima found that 15% of the total number of eggs were rotten. Of the rotten eggs,2/3 were white and the remaining 6 were brown.
a) How many white eggs were there altogether?

b) How many eggs were not rotten?

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  1. If there are w white eggs, then there are a total of 75+w eggs.

    rotten: .15(75+w)
    1/3 of the rotten ones = 6
    so,
    .15(75+w) = 18
    w = 45

    not rotten: .85(75+45) = 102

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  2. thank you

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  3. 248

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  4. how did u get 45?

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