# caroline had 400 stamps in her collection. 1/10th of them were indian stamps. of the remaining were 1/3 were from Europe and 100 stamps were from africa. the rest were from united states of america. how many were from america?

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$\mathrm{Total}\mathrm{number}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{stamps}=400\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Number}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{Indian}\mathrm{stamps}=400\times \frac{1}{10}=40\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Remaining}\mathrm{stamps}=400-40=360\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Number}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{stamps}\mathrm{from}\mathrm{Europe}=360\times \frac{1}{3}=120\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Number}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{stamps}\mathrm{from}\mathrm{Africa}=100\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathrm{Number}\mathrm{of}\mathrm{stamps}\mathrm{from}\mathrm{America}=360-\left(120+100\right)\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=360-220\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}=140\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}$

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