# Math

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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