# math

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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