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posted by Vick

Divide 160 among Sue Jane and Harry so that Sue may have $20 more than Jane and $30 more than Harry? Please help...thanks...

  1. Reiny

    let Sue's amount be x
    then Jane has x-20
    and Harry has x-30

    x + x-20 + x-30 = 160

    solve this easy equation for x, and sub into my definitions

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