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Posted by **Beatrice** on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 6:06am.

I know the answer is$50 but i don't know how to explain it!!!

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**drwls**, Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 6:18amYou could start by stating the question. Do you want to know how much money she started with? If so, call that amount X. Then do the algebra.

(2/5)X * (2/5) = (4/25) X = 8

X = 200/4 = 50

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