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Cathy had a sum of money. She spent 1/5 of it in September, 1/4 of it in October and 120 in November. After spending these amounts of money, she still had 540 left. How much money did she have at first?

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  1. Cathy had $X.
    x - x/5 - x/4 - 120 = 540.
    x - 4x/20 - 5x/20 - 120 = 540,
    20x - 4x - 5x - 2400 = 10,800,
    11x = 13,200, X = $1200.

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  2. 1200

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