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This morning Tom deposited 22.25 in his bank account. At lunchtime he withdrew 40.00 and he found out that he had a balance of 85.87. What was his balance at the start of the day?

  1. Ms. Sue

    It's your turn now.

    I'll be glad to check your answer.

  2. sam

    IS IT 85.87 +40.00 =125.87 -22.25 =103.62 +22.25. so is it103.62?

  3. Ms. Sue

    No. Please try again.

  4. sam

    Started with 125.87 -40 =85.87

  5. sam

    sorry i just don't get it.

  6. Ms. Sue

    I'm sorry, Sam, but I goofed. Your first answer was right. It's 103.62.

  7. sam

    Thank you. I was going crazy trying to figure it out.Thank you for all your help in math

  8. Ms. Sue

    You're welcome.

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