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Olivia reads 2/5 of her book on Monday. On Tuesday she reads 1/6 of what is remaining. On Wednesday she reads the final 35 pages. How many pages are in the book?

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  1. I think its 35.5 because your adding all of the pages together

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  2. Number of pages ---- x
    Monday: reads (2/5)x leaving (3/5)x
    Tuesday: reads (1/6)(3/5)x = (1/10)x
    Wednesday: reads remaining 35

    (2/5)x + (1/10)x + 35 = x
    multiply by 10
    4x + x + 350 = 10x
    350 = 5x
    x = 70

    the book had 70 pages

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  3. Could be different possibilities.

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  4. Nhi pata

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