Math
posted by John .
A total of $ 15,500 is to be divided between Deedy and Maria. If Deedy is to receive $ 3,000 more than Maria, how much will Maria receive?
(a) $ 9,000 (b) $ 6,250 (c) $ 6,000 (d) $ 5,000 (e) $ 10,500

15,500  3,000 = 12,500
Maria receives:
12,500 / 2 = ?