# You reserve 2/5 of the seats on a tour bus. You are able to fill 5/8 of the seats you reserve. What fraction of the seats on the bus are you able to fill?

Apr 24, 2018

I was able to fill $\frac{1}{4}$ th of the total seats .

#### Explanation:

Let the total seats on bus is $x$.

I reserved $\frac{2}{5} x$ seats .

I filled $\left(\frac{5}{8} \cdot \frac{2}{5} x\right) = \frac{1}{4} x$ seats

Therefore I was able to fill $\frac{1}{4}$th of the total seats . [Ans]