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sally and susan had an equal amount of oney each. after sally spent \$15 and susan spent \$24, the ratio of sally's money to susan's money was 4:3. how much money did each girl have at first?

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let the starting amounts be x and y

x = y
(x-15)/(y-24) = 4/3

x=y=51

check

(51-15)/(51-24) = 36/27 = 4/3

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