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Posted by **Sitara** on Monday, September 26, 2011 at 10:45pm.

- math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 2:40pmIf m is the starting amount (in cents), then we have

after buying the magazine, he has m - 150

1/3 of that is 1/3(m-150)

m - 150 - 1/3(m-150) - 25 = 65

m - 150 - m/3 + 50 - 25 = 65

2m/3 -125 = 65

2m/3 = 190

m = 285

So, he started with $2.85

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