Annie and Bennie are shopping. Altogether, they brought $86 with them. Annie bought a new pair of sneakers that cost 4/9 of her money, while the new shirt Bennie got cost $16. The amount they each have left was the same. How much money did Annie bring? How much money did Bennie bring?

Guest May 30, 2022

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Let the amount of money that Annie brought with her==A

Then, the amount of money that Bennie brought with him ==86 - A

A - 4/9A ==5/9A - amount Annie has left

86 - A - 16 ==70 - A - amount that Bennie has left

5/9A ==70 - A, solve for A

A + 5/9A ==70

14/9A ==70

14A ==70 * 9 ==630

**A ==630 / 14 ==$45 - amount of money that Annie brought**

**86 - 45 ==$41 - amount of money that Bennie brought.**

Guest May 31, 2022