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Harry and Potter had $224 altogether. When Harry gave 1/5 of his money to Potter, they foundthey had the same amount of money. How much money did each have at the beginning?

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    Let x = Harry, then 224-x = Potter.

    4/5x = (224-x) + 1/5x

    Solve for x. (Multiply both sides by 5 first.)

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