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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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  2. $330?

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  3. No.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. No wait, $210?

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  5. No.
    Please stop guessing.

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  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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  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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  10. Thanks Ms. Sue!

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  11. You're welcome, whoever you are.

    Please use the same name for your posts.

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