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A man takes some eggs to sell. After selling 4/9 the number of eggs and 2 eggs, he has 28 eggs. What's the number of eggs before he sells it?

DaphneAscaloideus  Mar 10, 2017
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x = number of eggs originally

 

x - (4/9x +2) = 28

5/9x -2=28

5/9x = 30

x = 30 * 9/5 = 54 eggs

ElectricPavlov  Mar 10, 2017

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