# SOLUTION: from the collection of lotus flowers, 1/3rd offered to shiva, 1/5th to vishnu, 1/6th to the sun and 1/4th to the saraswati.then,there were 6 remaining.Find the toal number of lotus

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Numeric Fractions Question 479515: from the collection of lotus flowers, 1/3rd offered to shiva, 1/5th to vishnu, 1/6th to the sun and 1/4th to the saraswati.then,there were 6 remaining.Find the toal number of lotus flowers.Answer by stanbon(57219)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!from the collection of lotus flowers, 1/3rd offered to shiva, 1/5th to vishnu, 1/6th to the sun and 1/4th to the saraswati.then,there were 6 remaining.Find the toal number of lotus flowers. ------------------------- Let "x" be the total number of lotus flowers: Equation: x - x/3 -x/5 -x/6 - x/4 = 6 ------ Multiply thru by 60 to get: 60x - 20x - 12x -10x - 15x = 360 ----- 60x - 57x = 360 3x = 360 x = 120 (# of lotus flowers) ================================ Cheers, Stan H. =============