Belfast Telegraph - - PUZZLES -

Ben stud­ied the list. “There’s some­thing wrong here,” he ex­claimed. “We’ve not yet sold even 300 of those books in a month.”

Fred checked. “You’re right,” he ad­mit­ted. “I’ve got the fig­ures down in re­verse or­der, and that makes it about three times what it should be.”

“Eleven less than three times, to be ex­act,” Ben told him.

What was the cor­rect num­ber?

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