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Homework Help: Math riddle, I need help!!

Posted by john on Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 4:15pm.

Person A has one amount of money in his pocket, Person B has one amount of money in his pocket. If person A gives X amount to person B, person B will end up with 3 times more money than person A. However if person B gives the same amount X to person A, Person A will end up with double the amount of person B.

How much does each of the persons have in his pocket and what amount are they giving to each other?

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