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QMiss Lee distributed some stickers equally among 15 boys and 7 girls

Miss Lee distributed some stickers equally among 15 boys and 7 girls. Each boy gave 3/5 of his share to all the girls. As a result, the girls had a total of 768 stickers. What was the total number of stickers Miss Lee had at first?

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#1weezieAnswered at 2014-03-08 18:39:58
she had x stickers total 22 kids each got x/22 15 boys they gave 3/5 of x/22 to the girls So they gave a total of 15* 3x/110 = 45x/110 stickers to the girls 7 girls - they have a total of 7*(x/22)=>7x/22 Boys gave 45x/110 7x/22 + 45x/110 = 768 LCD = 110 35x+45x= 110*768 80x=110*768 x=110*768/80 x= 1056 stickers
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