Posted by TIM on Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 7:43pm.
while shopping. jill spent six times as much as amy.if they spent a total of $84, how much did each person spend?

albgrea  TIM, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:01pm
the 14 music club members each paid the same amount for dues.the club also earned $370 selling magazine subscriptions. they spent $600 to orangize a jazz festival. now thier bank account which stsrted a $0, is overdrawn by $10. how much did each memnber pay in dues?

albgrea  Ian, Thursday, October 15, 2009 at 8:19pm
jill is 6x, Amy is 1x
7x = $84 x= 12,
Jill $72, Amy $12.

x = amount in Dues
14 x + 370  600 = 10
14 x = 220
x = $15.71
It doesn't work out exact due to rounding of the penny. The club would have overdrawn by 10.06 in the account.
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