Aaron, Bob and Carl sold pies at a funfair. Aaron sold 5/8 of the total number of

pies. Bob sold 5/6 of the remaining pies and Carl sold the rest. Aaron sold 1287

more pies than Carl.

a) How many pies did Bob sell?

b) How many pies did they sell altogether?

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Aaron, Bob, and Carl sold pies at a funfair. Aaron sold 5/8 of the total number of

pies. Bob sold 5/6 of the remaining pies and Carl sold the rest. Aaron sold 1287

more pies than Carl.

a) How many pies did Bob sell?

b) How many pies did they sell altogether?

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Total number of pies => **x**

Aaron sold = 5/8(x) Bob sold = 5/6(3x/8) Carl sold = 1/6(3x/8)

"Aaron sold 1287 pies more than Carl."

5x/8 - 1/6(3x/8) = 1287

**x = 2288 **(Number of pies they sold altogether)

Bob sold => 5/6(3x/8) = **715 **pies

jugoslav Oct 28, 2021