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Emily spent 1/2 of her money at the grocery store. Then, she spent 1/2 of what was left at the baker. Next she spent 1/2 of what was left on a cd. She spent the remaining $6.00 on lunch. How much money did she start with ?

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  1. (1/2)x + (1/4)x + (1/8x) + 6 = x

    (7/8)x + 6 = x

    6 = (1/8)x

    6 / (1/8) = x

    6 * 8 = x

    48 = x

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  2. $12

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  3. 48

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  4. 50

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  5. It’s 48. Just multiply 6 times 2, (12), then 12 times 2, (24), and 24 times 2, (48). I went to school and they said it was correct.

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  6. $48

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  7. YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH BOIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII

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  8. 48$

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  9. Yes it is 48$

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