# math

posted by .

sonya spent 3/8ths of her money and had 15 dollars left what did she start with

• math -

if she spent 3/8, she had 5/8 left

if \$15 = 5/8, then \$3 = 1/8
so, she started with 8*\$3 = \$24

## Similar Questions

1. ### math

sonya spent 3/8 of her money and had \$15 left. how much money did she orginally start with?
2. ### math

Sonya spent 3/8 of her money and then \$15 left. How money did Sonya originally have?
3. ### math

Sonya spent 3/8 of her money and then had \$15.00 left. How much money did Sonya originally have?
4. ### math

sonya spent three eighth of her money and then had \$15 left. how much money did she originally have
5. ### math

sonya spent 2/5 of her money and then had \$18 left. how much money did she originally have?
6. ### Math

A merchant visited 3 fairs. At the first, he doubled his money and spent \$30; at the second he tripled his money and spent \$54; at the third, he quadrupled his money and spent \$72, and then had \$48 left. How much money had he at the …
7. ### Math

Sonya spent 3/8 of her money and then had \$9 left. how much money did Sonya originally have?
8. ### math

Sonya spent 2/5 of her money and then had \$18 left. How much money did Sonya originally have?
9. ### math

sonya spent 3/8 of her money and had \$15 left. how much money did she orginally start with?
10. ### Math

Mary bought a scarf for five dollar spent Half of the remaining money on jogging shoes bought lunch for two dollars and then spent half of her remaining dollars on a DVD she had \$10 left how much money does she start with?

More Similar Questions