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if james spends 5/6 of his weekly allowance seeing a movie he has how much of his allowance left

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asked by alex
  1. 1/6

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    posted by T
  2. i got the general pattern x*5/6 but there is a second part "If a movie ticket costs 7.50, what is jame's weekly allowanse?"

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    posted by alex
  3. Exuse my ignorance, i'm in algebra 1 honors, but is the 7.50 represented by X? meaning 7.50x1/5?

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    posted by T
  4. (5/6)x = 7.50
    x = 7.5 / (5/6)
    x = 7.5 * (6/5)
    x = 45/5
    x = $9.00

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. i'm a little shy on X values sorry, but does that help?

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    posted by T
  6. wow. i learned something new! thank you both!

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  7. Yay! You're welcome.

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