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Kanchan spends 1/2 of her money in one shop .she spends 1/3 of what was left with her on rickshaw fare. At the end she has rs 20 with her .how much did she have in the beginning?

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  1. starts with x
    spends half, so amount left = (1/2)x
    Spends 1/3 of that, so left with (2/3)of (1/2)x
    thus amount left = (2/6)x or (1/3)x

    but (1/3)x = 20
    x = 60

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