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Jen and Heather went to lunch. When the bill came, Jen discovered she had only $8. Luckily, Heather had enough money to pay the other part, 3/5, of the bill.

How much did Heather pay?
How much was the total bill?

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    (2/5)x = 8
    x = 8 / (2/5)
    x = (8/1) * (5/2)
    x = 40/2
    x = 20

    The total bill is $20.

    20 - 8 = ?

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    Thank you so much!!

  • Math - ,

    You're very welcome.

  • Math - ,

    you are using 2/5 but the problem say 3/5

  • Math - ,

    can you explain how you figures out Heather's portion of the bill

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