# Math

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Gary and Linda are at the movies. Gary has \$9 to spend on snacks and Linda has \$10 to spend on snacks. Gary buys nachos. Linda does not buy any snacks at the movies. If linda has \$4.55 more than gary after he buys nachos, how much did gary pay for the nachos?

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Gary started with \$9
Linda started with \$10

After Gary buys nachos, he has \$5.45 (4.55 less than Linda's 10.00)

So, the nachos cost \$3.55 (9.00 less the 5.45 he has left)

Or, you can reason that Linda started out with \$1.00 more than Gary.
She ended up with \$4.55 more, so Gary must have lost \$3.55.

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