# math

posted by .

mrs. brown's girl scout troop had a car wash to earn some funds. They saved 1/6 of the money. They used 1/2 of the remaining money to go horseback riding. They then had \$100.00 left. How much did they initially make washing cars?

• math -

1/2(5/6)x = 100

5/12x = 100

Solve for x.

• math -

How do you get 5/6

## Similar Questions

1. ### more math

Every month, a girl gets allowance. Assume last year she had no money, and kept it up to now. Then she spends 1/2 of her money on clothes, then 1/3 of the remaining money on games, and then 1/4 of the remaining money on toys. After …
2. ### calculus

Every month, a girl gets allowance. Assume last year she had no money, and kept it up to now. Then she spends 1/2 of her money on clothes, then 1/3 of the remaining money on games, and then 1/4 of the remaining money on toys. After …
3. ### math

rudy went to the mall to spend some of his money he earned. he spent 1/3 of his money o n a new shirt. He then went to to the music store and bought a cd with 1/3 he had left. At dvds to go he bought a dvd with 1/3 of the money he …
4. ### math

Tom had some money. He spent \$330 on books and 3/5 of the remainder on toys. After that, he had 1/4 as much money as he had first. How much money did Tom has left?
5. ### math

Mrs. Browns girls scout troop had a carwash to earn some funds. they saved 1/6 of the money. They used 1/2 of the money to go horseback riding. They then had \$100 left. How much did they initially make washing cars/
6. ### Math

Madeleine saved her allowance for 4 months to buy a new game. She spent 1/4 of her money on the game and 1/2 of the remaining money on another toy. If she brought 4 cool erasers for \$2.15 each and had \$8.90 left, how much did she save …
7. ### Math

Kelby has some money. She bought a birthday gift for \$11 and spent one-half of the remaining money on clothes. She spent 4/5 on gas and used 1/5 of what was left for entertainment. She saved the \$28 she had left. How much money did …
8. ### Maths

kuldeep had a sum of money. He saved 1/4 of it. He spent 4/9 of the remaining on suitcase. a) What fraction of his money sent on suitcase?
9. ### math/statistics

In a survey of 200 employees of a company regarding their 401(k) investments, the following data were obtained. 150 had investments in stock funds. 78 had investments in bond funds. 60 had investments in money market funds. 46 had …
10. ### math

In a survey of 200 employees of a company regarding their 401(k) investments, the following data were obtained. 150 had investments in stock funds. 78 had investments in bond funds. 60 had investments in money market funds. 46 had …

More Similar Questions