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on a trip to the mall amber spent half her money on clothes and one fourth of her money on a gift for a friend. she spent 24 dollars in all. how much money did

(3/4)x = 24
x = 24 / (3/4)
x = 24 * (4/3)
x = 96/3 = 32
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