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Hunter gave his sister $3. He earned $12, then he paid $6 for lunch. Now Hunter has $18. How much money did Hunter have to start with?

I'm confused. Please help.

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  1. He earned $12 and spent $9, so he gained $3. 18 - 3 = 15.

    He must have started with $15.

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  2. Thank you!..brain dead.

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  3. You're very welcome. (We all go brain dead from time to time.)

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