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Please help. Manage to understand 2 units only and got stuck.

 

 

Lena and Ming Ho had the same number of money at first. After Lena saved another $900 and Mng Ho spent $250, Lena had thrice as much money as Ming Ho. How much money each of them have at first?

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Thank you. After looking at the 2 units I have the clear picture.😀

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This is a Before After question.

        Before      Transfer      After   
Lena     1u + 900 1u + 900
Ming 1u – 250 1u – 250  
Total 2u    

(1u + 900)/ 3   = (1u – 250) / 1

1u + 900  = 3u – 750

900 + 750 = 3u – 1u

2u = $1650

 

 

 

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