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By: May123 (offline)  Sunday, March 18 2012 @ 04:48 AM CDT (Read 1128 times)  

Ben and Tom had the same amount of money. After Ben gave $56 to Tom. Tom has 9 times as much as Ben. How much did Tom have in the end?

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By: jo sarah (offline)  Tuesday, March 20 2012 @ 10:12 AM CDT  
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In the end, Ben had 1 unit and Tom, 9 units.
the difference is 8 units, which is 2 x $56
therefore, 1 unit is $14

Tom had 9 units, which is 9 x $14 = $126. Cheerio!

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