Posted by **Zayn** on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 7:05am.

The ratio of the amount of money Karen had to the amount of money Peter had was 2:5. Peter received $75 from his mother, the ratio became 4:15. How much money did each person have at first?

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**Reiny**, Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 8:51am
Karen had 2x

Peter had 5x

after mom's gift

Karen --- 2x

Peter ---- 5x+75

2x/(5x+75) = 4/15

30x = 20x + 300

10x = 300

x = 30

Karen had 60

peter had 150

check:

Karen still has 60 , Peter has 225

60:225 = 4:15

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**METH**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:57am
is the answer Karen: $105?

please answer or im shutting down this website

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**METH**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8:59am
You guys have 5 minutes left!

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**I hate Math**, Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 9:00am
Is 1 unit 15?

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