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Jason spent 1/3 of his money on a basketball. He spent 3/4 of the
remaining money on a badminton racket. He spent another $5 on his
lunch and had 1/8 of the original amount of money left. How much did this
badminton racket cost?

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  1. cost of racket ... (1 - 1/3) * 3/4 = 1/2 of total money (m)

    m - m/3 - m/2 - 5 = m/8

    solve for m , then substitute back to find the cost of the racket

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  2. 60 is the answer

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  3. dear Anonymous,

    please let the poster participate in the solution...so they can learn from it

    thank you

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  4. Ok

    (1 - 1/3) * 3/4 = 1/2

    m - m/3 - m/2 - 5 = m/8
    m = 120
    1/2 * 120 = 60

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