Quandaries and Queries 

Name: Janelle
Who is asking: Other
Question: Hi Janelle, Suppose that the number of horses the king started with was H. The stable boy groomed 90% of them, that is 0.9 H. The king acquired 25% more horses so now he has 1.25 H horses. The difference between 1.25 H and 0.9 H is the number that are not prepared, which is 105. What is H? Penny 

