# How many eggs in total were in the consignment?

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On taking delivery of a consignment of eggs the market stall owner was furious to find that several were cracked. In fact, on counting them up in order to assess the damage he found that 72 were cracked, which was 12 per cent of the total consignment.
How many eggs in total were in the consignment?

posted May 27, 2014

`There were total 600 eggs in Consignment`

As 12% of total consignment = 72eggs, so,

72/12% = 600 eggs

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