# math

posted by quinn

sue and bob earned 24.00 sue earned twice as much how much money did each earn?

1. Ms. Sue

Let x = the money that Bob earned.

x + 2x = 24
3x = 24
x = 24/3
x = ?

2. quinn

x=8 so one makes 8 and the other makes 16 thanks!

3. Ms. Sue

Right. You're welcome.

## Similar Questions

1. ### math set 4

dave and anita each earned the same amount of money selling newspapers but each worked different number of days. dave worked for 8 days.he earned 15\$ less per day then anita did. anita worked for 4 days. how much did each earn altogether?
2. ### MATH :[

dave and anita each earned the same amount of money selling newspapers but each worked different number of days. dave worked for 8 days.he earned 15\$ less per day then anita did. anita worked for 4 days. how much did each earn altogether?
3. ### math

With income earned by selling the rights to his life story, an actor invests some of the money at 3% and 30,000 more than twice as much at 4%. The total annual interest earned from the investments is \$5600. How much is invested at …
4. ### math

Colin is working to earn some money for a new cd player. On Saturday he earned half as much as he did on Sunday, but twice as much as he did on Friday. During those three days he earned \$70. How much did he earn each day?
5. ### 6th G Math

Sam has started babysitting to earn extra money. On Thursday night she earned \$26, on Friday night she earned \$19, and on Saturday night she earned \$24. What is the mean amount of money she earned during the weekend?
6. ### Math

Colin is working to earn some money for a new cd player. On saturday he earned half as much as he did on sunday, but twice as much as he did on friday. During those three days he earned \$70. How much did he earn each day?
7. ### math

Colin is working to earn some money for a CD player.On Saturday he earned half as much as he did on Sunday,but twice as much as he did on Friday.During those three days he earned \$70.How much did he earn each day?