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A woman had $200. she went to the meatshop, a drug store and a book store. she spent four(4) times as much money in the meatshop as in the drug store. she spent $15 less at the book store than at the drug store she then had $5.00 left.
USING X to represent the amount spent at the drugstore, express in algebraic terms:
(1) The amount spent at the meatshop
(2) The amount spent at the bookshop
(3) Obtain an equation for the total money spent and calculate the amount spent at the drugstore.

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  1. money spent in meat shop=4xRs
    money spent in drugstore= xRs
    money spent in book store=x-15Rs
    money remaining=5Rs
    sum=4x+x+x-15+5
    =6x-10

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  2. 1 4/6=1 2/3

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  3. A woman had $300. She went to a meat shop, a bookstore and a drugstore. She spent five times as much money
    at the meat shop as she did at the drugstore. She spent $20 less at the bookstore than at the drugstore. She then
    had $10 left.
    (a) Using $x to represent the amount she spent at the drugstore, express in algebraic terms
    i. The amount she spent at the meat shop (1mk)
    ii. The amount she spent at the bookshop (1mk)
    (b) Obtain an equation for the total amount of money spent and hence calculate the amount she spent
    at the drugstore

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