Math

Matthew and May want to buy a birthday present for their mother. May has 3 times as much money as Matthew. The birthday present costs \$50. After buying the birthday present,they have \$70 left. How much money dose Matthew have at first?

4 x - 50 = 70

4 x = 120

x = 30
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Matt 30
May 3*30 = 90
sum = 120
120 = 50+70

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