Posted by **ssssss** on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 12:38am.

During a trip, Sally spent 1/4 of her money on some clothes. She also spent 1/3 of the remaining money on a bag. She then bought a camera which cost $15 more than the bag and had $95 left. How much money did Sally have at first?

- maths -
**Steve**, Monday, April 16, 2012 at 10:43am
at the start, she had x dollars.

clothes: x/4

bag: (3x/4)/3 = x/4

camera: bag+15 = x/4+15

remainder: 95

x - x/4 - x/4 - (x/4+15) = 95

x/4 - 15 = 95

x/4 = 110

x = 440

So, she started out with $440

clothes: 110, now has 330

bag: 1/3(330) = 110, now has 220

camera: 125, now has 95

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Kelby has some money. She bought a birthday gift for $11 and spent one-...
- Math - Mary bought a scarf for five dollar spent one and a half of her ...
- math - on a trip to the mall amber spent half her money on clothes and one ...
- math,(fraction) - Susan had some money. she spent one-sixth of her money on ...
- math - Mrs Sim spent some money on 45 buns. She spent the same amount of money ...
- Math - Rudy worked hard all summer. Before school started he decided to go ...
- Math - Mary bought a scarf for five dollar spent Half of the remaining money on...
- math - sally and susan had an equal amount of oney each. after sally spent $15 ...
- math - sally and susan had an equal amount of oney each. after sally spent $15 ...
- math - rudy went to the mall to spend some of his money he earned. he spent 1/3 ...

More Related Questions