Henry gave Zoe $420. He then spent 1/4 of his remaining money on a bag. As a result, he had 6/11 of his money left. How much money did Henry have at first?

A. $420

B. $140

C. $1,540

Guest Apr 17, 2021

#1**+1 **

starts with x dollars

then spends 420

now has x - 420

spends 1/4 of this leaving 3/4 of this :

(x-420) * 3/4 = 6/11 x solve for x

3/4 x - 315 = 6/11 x

x = 1540 dollars initially

ElectricPavlov Apr 17, 2021