posted by Rezu .
Allie has an income which is five eighths that of Basil. Allie's expenses are one-half those of Basil and Allie saved 40% of his income. What is the percentage of his income that Basil saves?
Plug in some numbers:
A makes 25, saves 10, so spends 15
B makes 40, spends 30, saves 10, or 25%