# Math

posted by Chris

Sam spent half his money on a shirt. At another store he spent half the money he had left. Then he bought a cd for \$6.75. He had \$2.50 left. How much money did Sam have in the beginning?

1. Ms. Sue

0.5x + 0.25x + 6.75 + 2.5 = x

0.75x + 9.25 = x

9.25 = x - 0.75x

9.25 = 0.25x

9.25 / 0.25 = x

37 = x

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