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A woman had $200. she went to the meatshop, a drug store and a book store. she spent four(4) times as much money in the meatshop as in the drug store. she spent $15 less at the book store than at the drug store she then had $5.00 left.
USING X to represent the amount spent at the drugstore, express in algebraic terms:
(1) The amount spent at the meatshop
(2) The amount spent at the bookshop
(3) Obtain an equation for the total money spent and calculate the amount spent at the drugstore.

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    money spent in meat shop=4xRs
    money spent in drugstore= xRs
    money spent in book store=x-15Rs
    money remaining=5Rs
    sum=4x+x+x-15+5
    =6x-10

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