# maths

Edward has \$40 more thanFariq. If Edward gives 1/5 of his money to Fariq. Fariq will have7/8 as much money as Edward. How much money do they have altogether.

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1. Fariq has \$X.
Edward has \$(X+40).

Edward.
Bal. = (X+40) - (X+40)/5
Bal. = (X+40)-(0.2x+8)
Bal. = X+40 -0.2x-8 = 0.8x+32.

Fariq.
Bal. = X + (0.2x+8) = 1.2x + 8.
1.2x+8 = 7/8(0.8x+32)
1.2x+8 = 0.7x+28
1.2x-0.7x = 28-8 = 20
0.5x = 20
X = \$40.
X+40 = 40+40 = \$80.

Tot. = 40 + 80 = \$120.

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