# math

ethan had \$8 more than dakota. ethan then gave 1/4 od hia money to dakota. the ratio of money ethan had to the money dakota had then became 5:7. howmuch money did ethan give to dakota

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1. E = D + 8

.75E/(D+.25E) = 5/7

Substitute D+8 for E in second equation and solve for D. Insert that value into the first equation and solve for E. Check by inserting both values into the second equation.

E/4 = ?

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2. took me 7 years to figure this out... but the answer in \$10

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3. \$10

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