# Math

Dan's weekly salary is \$70 less than Jerry's, whose salary is \$50 more than Sally's. If Sally earns \$280 per week, how much does Dan earn per week?

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1. Sally = 280
Jerry = 280 + 50
Dan = ?

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Ms. Sue
2. \$330?

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3. No.

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Ms. Sue
4. No wait, \$210?

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5. No.

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Ms. Sue
6. I didn't guess though, but I made another answer which is 260.

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7. How did you get this answer?

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Ms. Sue
8. Since Dan is \$70 less than Jerry, it would be D=J-70, then for Jerry's part, it says he makes \$50 more than Sally (S+50), and Sally made \$280, so Sally is \$280, Jerry is \$330 and Dan is \$260.

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9. Yes! You're right!
Dan earns \$260 a week.

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Ms. Sue
10. Thanks Ms. Sue!

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11. You're welcome, whoever you are.

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Ms. Sue

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