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The president of Texas state University makes three times as much money as one of the department heads. If the total of their salaries is 290,000, find each worker's salary.

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  1. if the dept head makes x, then

    x + 3x = 290000
    4x = 290000
    x = 72500

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  2. That helped a lot Steve. Thank you.

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