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Sue and Ann earned the same amount of money this month, although one worked six days more than the other. If Sue earned $36 per day and Ann earned $60 per day, how many days did each work?

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  1. Since Ann makes a higher wage, I'd say Sue worked more days.

    36x = 60(x-6)
    36x = 60x - 360
    24x = 360
    x = 15

    Sue worked 15 days, Ann worked 9 days.

    check:

    15*36 = 540
    9*60 = 540

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