Posted by **Liz** on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 10:27pm.

Mr Shea saved $2500 in April. His monthly salary is two times the amount he saved in April. In May, he saved a certain amount of money. He spent $4200 more than the amount he saved. How much did he save in May?

Please explain in easy to understand equations. I am mathematically challenged.

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**Steve**, Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:37am
salary is 2*2500 = 5000

May spending = 4200 + May savings

No idea how much he saved in May.

Something is missing.

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**Liz**, Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10:29pm
Ha ha ha Steve!! That's about as far as I got too! It was supposed to end up $400. No idea how though.

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