# Rani reads 52 pages of a book on Monday on Tuesday she read 1/6 of the remaining pages. if she still had half of the book left to be read how many pages were there in the book

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by motherandme1

2015-03-03T04:56:34+05:30
Let the total no. of books be x
on monday: 52
left:x-52
on tues:
ATQ,half of the book is still left , so

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2015-03-03T08:06:55+05:30

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Let total number of pages be x Pages read by her on 1 day = 52 Pages left=x-52 She read 1/6 the next day Pages read by her =1/6(x-52) Since half the book is left so she read only x/2 book Therefore x/2=1/6(x-52)+52 x/2=x/6-26/3+52 x/2-x/6=-26/3+52 x/3=130/3 x=130/3*3 x=130 Total Pages in book are 130
let total page=x
let total=x
(x-52)*5/6=x/2