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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

 Apr 17, 2021
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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

 Apr 17, 2021

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