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How much money did a women start with if she spent 2/5 of her money. She lost 2/3 of the remaining and then she had $8 left?



A. $30
B. $60
C. $40
D. $15
E. $64

This question is part of Mathematics Practice- 1
Asked by JETSPEED, Last updated: Mar 26, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 21, 2017

$40

Let x the beginning amount of money (1-2/5)(1-2/3)x = 8 (3/5)(1/3)x = 8 (1/5)x = 8 x = $40
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John Adney

John Adney

Replied on Oct 22, 2017

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