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# Oranges

Sat 14 Apr, 2012 05:25 pm
Joe bought a bag of oranges on Mon, ate 1/3 of them on Tues he ate 1/2 of remaing oranges on Wed he looked into bag to find he had only 2 oranges left How many in the original bag
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jcboy

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Sat 14 Apr, 2012 05:31 pm
@djb,
That depends. Did he make any orange juice at all?
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boomerang

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Sat 14 Apr, 2012 06:41 pm
@djb,
You can figure this out!

Think backwards from Wednesday.

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raprap

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Sat 14 Apr, 2012 06:50 pm
@djb,
6

Rap
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contrex

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Sun 15 Apr, 2012 01:42 am
@djb,
We know: Monday he ate 1/3. That leaves ?/?. On Tuesday he ate half of what was left, so what he found on Wednesday (2) is the same number. So ?/? of the oranges in the bag equals 4.

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