# Raja sold 1/4 of his eggs on Saturday and 1/6 of the remainder on Sunday. If he had 140 eggs left, how many eggs did he have at first?

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(1/4+1/6)x=140 ..............................(because 1/4 of total eggs were sold on saturday and 1/6 were sold on sunday)

(3/12 +2/12)x=140

5x/12=140

x=140*12/5

x=336

therefore,total number of eggs is 336

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In short

Add up one-by-four and one-by-six

add up the result of the addition of one-by-four and one-by-six with 140

your answer will come out

Add up one-by-four and one-by-six

add up the result of the addition of one-by-four and one-by-six with 140

your answer will come out

he sold eggs on saturday=1/4 of x

=(1/4)x= x/4

he sold eggs on sunday=1/6 of x

=(1/6)x= x/6

eggs left= 140

according to the ques.

x/4+x/6+140=x

x/12+x/12+140=x (lcm of 4 and 6 is 12)

(3x+2x)/12+140=x

5x/12-x/1=-140

(5x-12x)/12=-140

-7x/12=-140 (minus signs get cancel