Justin, Alexander, Benjamin, Jordan, and Zachary each had a different amount of money. They all went to the mall and brought their money. At the mall, each person spent a fraction of the money they started out with. They started out with: $48, $60, $96, $12, and $72. At the mall one spent 5/6 of their money, one spent 1/2 of their money, one spent 1/12 of their money, one spent 11/12 of their money, and one spent 1/3 of their money. How much money did each person spend at the mall? How much money does each person have left?

1. Justin has $24 left after spending money at the mall.

2. Benjamin spent $8.

3. Jordan spent less than 1/2 of his money.

4. Zachary did not spend 1/12 of his money.

5. Jordan spent $24.

6. The person that started out with $12, has $2 left after shopping.

tacoBRO1023 Jan 23, 2022

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6. $12 start --> $2 left = 5/6th money

Alexander spent $10 at the

mall and has $2 left.

5. Jordan spent $24

he spent less than 1/2 of his money

24 / (1/3) = 72 72 - 24 = 48

Jordan spent $24 at the mall

and has $48 kept.

7. Justin = $24 left (1/2) yes 11/12 no 1/12 no

24 / (1/2) = 48

Justin spent $24 at the mall

and has $24 left.

2. Benjamin spent $8 (1/12) yes 11/12 no

8 / (1/12) = 96 96 - 8 = $88

Benjamin spent $8 at the mall

and has $88 left.

4. 11/12

$60 start

$60 * 11/12 = $55 60 - 55 = $5

Zachary spent $55 at the mall

and has $5 left.

Slimesewer Jan 28, 2022