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Ahmad used 1/4 from his money to buy clothes and 1/3 from his balance to buy a pair of shoes.Then,he bought a bag with the price RM 15 more expensive from the price of the shoes If the balance now is RM 95.Find the original amount that Ahmad have?

Guest Apr 25, 2017
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Let N be the original amount.

 

clothes = N/4  

 

shoes = (1/3)*(3N/4) → N/4

 

bag = N/4 + 15

 

Total spent = 3N/4 + 15  so balance = N - (3N/4 + 15) → N/4 + 15

but this equals 95, so:

 

N/4 + 15 = 95  

 

N/4 = 80

 

N = 320 

 

Ahmad started with RM 320

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Alan  Apr 25, 2017

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