Keddy and Jacob saved the same amount of money. Jacob spent $144 buying a birthday gift for his friend. In the end, Keddy had 4 times as much as Jacob. How much did Keddy have?

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*Keddy and Jacob saved the same amount of money. Jacob spent $144 buying a birthday gift for his friend. In the end, Keddy had 4 times as much as Jacob. How much did Keddy have?*

K = J

K = 4 • (J – 144)

K = 4 • (J – 144)

K = J therefore J = 4 • (J – 144)

J = 4J – 576

576 = 3J

J = 192

K = J therefore **K = 192**

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Bosco Aug 15, 2023

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*Keddy and Jacob saved the same amount of money. Jacob spent $144 buying a birthday gift for his friend. In the end, Keddy had 4 times as much as Jacob. How much did Keddy have?*

K = J

K = 4 • (J – 144)

K = 4 • (J – 144)

K = J therefore J = 4 • (J – 144)

J = 4J – 576

576 = 3J

J = 192

K = J therefore **K = 192**

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Bosco Aug 15, 2023