Mathematics

Grade10

Easy

Question

# Amanda eats half of the apples bought, and Alex eats of the apples. Find the number of apples Amanda had if their father bought 20 apples in total.

- 16
- 24
- 12
- 13

Hint:

Mathematics

Grade10

Easy

Question

- 16
- 24
- 12
- 13

Hint:

Number of apples Amanda had = x

Number of apples Alex had = x

Given: Total number of apples are 20

⇒ x + 1 x = 20

⇒ x + x = 20

⇒ x = 20

⇒ 5x = 120

⇒x = 24

Now, number of apples Amanda had = × 24

= 12