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mrs. brown's girl scout troop had a car wash to earn some funds. They saved 1/6 of the money. They used 1/2 of the remaining money to go horseback riding. They then had \$100.00 left. How much did they initially make washing cars?

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1. 1/2(5/6)x = 100

5/12x = 100

Solve for x.

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