# Answer to Question #18910 in Algebra for Hoa

Question #18910

A crate of oranges was shared equally among 15 people. 5 people gave up 3/5 of their share. As a result, the remaning people receivedd 12 more oranges each. How many oranges were there in the crate at first?

Expert's answer

2/5*5x = 120

2x = 120

x =60

Crate of oranges include 15x, so the total quantity of oranges = 60*15 = 900

Answer : 900

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