Samantha's garden is 20% roses. Half of the rest of the garden is planted with daisies. Of the remaining garden 25% is planted with tomato plants. The rest is planted with 18 carrot plants. How many plants does she have in her garden?
To start, we know
Next, the problem says half of the rest is daisies. This means that half (
The problem then says that
Finally, the rest of the garden (the last
Use that to find:
The question asks for the total number of plants in Samantha's garden, so the final step is to add up all of the plant numbers for a total: