Posted by **Dell** on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10:12pm.

carrie, Sam and ester have a total of $570. Carrie has $80 more than sam and ester has 5 times as much as sam. How much does each of them have?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10:24pm
s + s + 80 + 5s = 570

7s = 570 - 80

7s = 490

s = 70

Sam has $70.

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**Dell**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10:28pm
in the answer what does the "S" represent, i having a hard time understanding how you came up with the snswer

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, August 20, 2012 at 10:46pm
S = Sam

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