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Hunter gave his sister \$3. He earned \$12, then he paid \$6 for lunch. Now Hunter has \$18. How much money did Hunter have to start with?

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He earned \$12 and spent \$9, so he gained \$3. 18 - 3 = 15.

He must have started with \$15.

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You're very welcome. (We all go brain dead from time to time.)

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