Posted by **Carina** on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 3:56pm.

Josie spent 4/7 of the money in her purse on some books, and the rest of the money on 18 markers. Each marker cost $1.20. How much money was in Josie's purse to begin with ?

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**Damon**, Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 4:07pm
3/7 of total (call it t) on 18 markers

18 * 1.20 = 3 t/7

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**Carina**, Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 4:11pm
we got 21.60 on the 18 markers but how do we get >> How much money was in Josie's purse to begin with ?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 4:34pm
18 * 1.20 = 3 t/7

21.6 * 7 = 3t

151.2 / 3 = t

50.40= t

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**Asif Naeem**, Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 5:17am
Shanze PAID TOTAL RS.98 FOR NECKLACE and PURSE.NECKLACE COST RS.18.20 MORE THAN THE PURSE FIND THE COST OF PURSE?

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