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Solution to problem: mr lim gave $3600 to his wife and two children altogether. His wife receieved $500 more than his son. His son received twice as much as his daughter. How much did mr lim’s wife receive?

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  1. d = daughter

    d + 2d + (2d + 500) = 3600
    5d + 500 = 3600
    5d = 3100
    d = 620

    daughter = 620
    son = 1240
    wife = 1740

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  2. Solve the problem: there were 4342 buttons altogether in three bags,A, B, and C. There were 18 more buttons in bag B than in bag A. There were 3 times as many buttons in bag C as in bag B. How many buttons were there in bag A?

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  3. What have you done to try to solve this last problem?

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  4. Solve the problem: there were 4342 buttons in three bags, A,B and C. There were 18 more buttons in bag B than in bag A. There were 3 times as many buttons in bag C as in bag B. how many buttons were there in bag A ?

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  5. I tried but i cannot get the answer

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  6. A + A + 18 + 3(A + 18) = 4342

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  7. 4342 buttons in three bags, A,B and C.
    A = --------------
    B = -------------- + 18
    C= ----------------------+ -----------------+ ------------------
    A + (A+18) + (3A + 3*18) = 4342
    5A+ 72 = 4342
    5A = 4270
    A = 854

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  8. I don't understand what is 5d and 2d??

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