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Abel and Benjamin spent $802 altogether. 1/4 of Abel’s spending was $41 more than 1/7 of Benjamin ‘s spending.  How much more did Benjamin spend than Abel?

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Tks Acestarling. Appreciate greatly:)

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If Benjamin Spending 7u,
1/4 of Able spending will be 1u +41
Therefore Abel spending is 4u + 164

Altogether they spent $802 = 7u + 4u +164
11u = 638
u=58

Benjamin spent = 7u = $406
Abel spent = 4u+164 = $396

Amount that Bejamin spent more = 406 – 396 = $10 ###

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Tks Ender. Appreciate greatly:)

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