# Math

A vendor. Sold 2/5 of fruits to motorists and 1/4 to students. He also sold 3/7 of the remaining fruits to others. If the vendor was left with 168 fruits, how many fruits were sold to students?

1. find the common denominator

8/20 f + 5/20 f + (3/7 * 7/20 f) + 168 = f

solve for f , 1/4 f was sold to students

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