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Mdm Tan had some oranges for sale. She sold  88 oranges in the first hour and sold 3/7 of the remaining oranges in the second hour. She then had 2/9 of the total number of oranges left . How many oranges did Mdm Tan have at first?

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After selling 88 oranges , she will have 7u left.

Later she sold another 3/7, i.e. 3u. and left with 4u.

4u => 2/9 of total

2u => 1/9

18u => 9/9 ,i.e. the total.

18u -7u =88

11u = 88

u = 8A

At first she had 18u = 144 ##

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