# Maths- yr 5

Tom spent 1/5 of his money and 1/4 of the remainder on a magazine. He had \$25.80 left. How much was the magazine?

A \$5.10
B \$6.45
C \$8.60
D \$7.80

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1. he spent 1/4 of the remainder on the magazine
25.80 was 3/4 of the remainder
So, the magazine was 1/3 of 25.80 = 8.60

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posted by Steve

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