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QApples are collected in a basket for six people

Sharing fruit. Apples are collected in a basket for six people. One third, one fourth, one eighth, and one fifth of the apples are given to four people, respectively. The fifth person gets ten apples, and one apple remains for the sixth person. Find the original number of apples in the basket.

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#1piggletAnswered at 2013-03-22 11:00:03
1/3x+1/4x+1/5x+1/8x+10+1=x 40x+30x+24x+15x+1320=120x 1320=11x 120=x You started with 120 apples..
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