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Four girls bought a boat for $60.00. the first girl paid-one half the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. The second girl paid one-third the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. The third girl paid one-fourth the sum of the amounts paid by the other 3. How much did the fourth girl pay?
I am not sure if I am over thinking this but please help!! thanks so much

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    1G= 1/2(SG+TG+FG)
    FG+SG+TG+FG=60
    SG= 1/3(1G+TG+FG)
    TG=1/4(1G+SG+FG)

    Grind it out.

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