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1/4 of Skid's salary was $250 more than 1/5 of Pump's salary. After Skid spent 1/2 of his salary and Pump spent 7/10 of his salary. Skid had $640 more than Pump. What was Skid's salary?

 Sep 18, 2021
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Answer: Skid's salary is 2120.

 

Solution:

Let s be Skid's salary. Let p be Pump's salary.

 

s/4 = p/5 + 250

s/2 = 3p/10 + 640

5s = 3p + 6400

5s = 4p + 5000

p = 1400

s = 2120

 Sep 18, 2021

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