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Jen spends half his money on lunch and then spends \$1.50 for a magazine. He uses one third of what he has left to pay for the bus ride home, then gives his little brother a quarter.If Jen has three nickles and two quarters left, how much money did he have before lunch?

• math -

Let x = original money

.5x - 1.50 - (.5x-1.50)/3 -.25 = .35

Solve for x.

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