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Two boys divided $3.36 so that one boy received 12 cents less than three times as much as the other. How was the money divided?

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  1. x + (3x - 0.12) = 3.36

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  2. So one boy had x and the other one had 3x-0.12. The sum of these two is 3.36. So solve the equation 3.36 = x + (3x - 0.12)

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