# MATHS

Tim spent \$1450 on a bicycle and 3/7 of the remainder on a camera. He still had 1/3 of his original savings left.

(a) How much was his original amount of savings?

(b) How much did he spend altogether?

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1. T= money he had originally.

1450+(T-1450)3/7 = 1/3 T

solve for T.

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