Tom and Sam had $62 altogether. Sam and Amy had $34 altogether. Tom had three times as much money as Amy.

(a) How much more did Tom have than Amy?

(b) How much did Tom have?

Guest Apr 8, 2021

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t + s = 62 t = 3a results in

3a + s = 62 multiply by -1

-3a -s = - 62

s + a = 34 given now add to the equation above

-2a = -28

a = 14 t = 3a = 42 and s = 20 dollars each

ElectricPavlov Apr 8, 2021

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Best Answer

t + s = 62 t = 3a results in

3a + s = 62 multiply by -1

-3a -s = - 62

s + a = 34 given now add to the equation above

-2a = -28

a = 14 t = 3a = 42 and s = 20 dollars each

ElectricPavlov Apr 8, 2021