Posted by Pavel on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 1:56pm.
Selma went to the mall spent 1/3 of her money. she then lost 1/2 of what she had left. she then had $6. how much money did selma originally have.

Math  PsyDAG, Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:28pm
Let x = original amount.
x  (1/3x)  (1/2)(2/3x) = 6
Solve for x.

math  me, Sunday, April 21, 2013 at 12:48pm
she had 18 bucks to start with,
x=starting amount
x(2/3)(1/2) = 6
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