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A woman spent 1/3 of her money at the market,1/4 at the chemist's,1/6 at the electrical shop and had #555 left. How much money did she have to start with?

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  1. started with x
    x - (1/3) x - (1/4) x - (1/6) x = 555
    (12/12 - 4/12 - 3/12 -2/12)x = 555
    (3/12)x = 555
    (1/4 )x = 555
    x = 4 * 555

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  2. 1/3+1/4+1/6
    4/12+3/12+2/12=9/12
    12-9/12=3/12
    #555÷3/12
    #555×12/3
    185×12=#2220

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