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Heather, Ankit, Margaret, Kareem and Roger are each reading the same book for a school book report. The book's 12 chapters are each 11 pages long.

Clues:

1. Heather planned to read half the book in 2 days. Now she's halfway toward that goal.

2. Ankit has read 4 chapters so far.

3. Margaret has read 20 pages past the halfway mark.

4. Kareem is 25 pages past the halfway mark.

5. Roger has only 2 chapters to go.

How many pages has each person read?

Clues:

1. Heather planned to read half the book in 2 days. Now she's halfway toward that goal.

2. Ankit has read 4 chapters so far.

3. Margaret has read 20 pages past the halfway mark.

4. Kareem is 25 pages past the halfway mark.

5. Roger has only 2 chapters to go.

How many pages has each person read?

### Hint

There are several ways to solve this problem. One is to find the total number of pages in the book and take it from there.### Answer

Heather has read 33 pages.Ankit has read 44 pages.

Margaret has read 86 pages.

Kareem has read 91 pages.

Roger has read 110 pages.

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