Problem of the Day

Chapter 5, Lesson 17

The directors of a women's club sold their clubhouse and disposed of the furniture that was in the house. One-third of the number of pieces of furniture was sold to the buyer of the house. One-fourth of the number of pieces of furniture was sold at auction. The remaining pieces of furniture were donated to charity.

In all, 35 pieces of furniture were sold. Write and solve an equation that can be used to find the number of pieces of furniture that had been in the clubhouse at the time of sale.