Posted by **Peyton** on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 4:32pm.

Please help!!!!!

Mr.lucky won the lottery,so he decided that he would split the money with his 4 kids.

His older son was givin 50% of the winnings. 25% was givin oto his daughter Jane. Gary would get 20% and Jodi would get $700.

How much did Mr. Lucky win in the lottery.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 4:38pm
50 + 25 + 20 = 95

Jodi received 5% of the winnings.

Now, let x equal the total that Mr. Lucky won.

0.05x = 700

Solve for x.

We'll be glad to check your answer.

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**Peyton**, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 4:42pm
is it 14,000 and thank you so much

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at 4:46pm
Yes. He won $14,000.

You're welcome. :-)

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**Cathleen**, Thursday, March 26, 2009 at 8:35pm
2mi.=___ ft.

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**Adeline**, Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 10:50pm
1mile=5280 feet, so 2 miles=5280X2.

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