Posted by ellis on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:13pm.
steven bought four rare books that cost $130, $120, $80 and $75 respectivily. if he paid 1/3 of the total cost immediatly and the remainder in three equal payments, how much was each of the equal payments? please show work.

math hw  Ms. Sue, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:15pm
130 + 120 + 80 + 75 = ?
Multiply the above sum by 2/3.
Divide the above product by 3.

math hw  ellis, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:20pm
i got 67 but that cant be the answer . . . . the choices are $45 $55 $70 $90 $135

math hw  ellis, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:29pm
so what do i do now?

math hw  Ms. Sue, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:36pm
130 + 120 + 80 + 75 = 405
405 * 2/3 = 810/3 = 270
270 / 3 = ?

math hw  ellis, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:46pm
oh it equals 90 thank you so much for the help im sorry i added it wrong the first time but thanks so much :)

math hw  Ms. Sue, Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 10:50pm
You're very welcome.
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