2016 AMC 10A Problems/Problem 3
Problem
For every dollar Ben spent on bagels, David spent cents less. Ben paid more than David. How much did they spend in the bagel store together?
Solution 1
If Ben paid more than David, then he paid . Thus, David paid , and they spent .
Solution 2
If for every dollar Ben spent on bagels David spent cents less, then the ratio of the money that Ben spent to David spent is . We know that Ben paid more than David, so we can write Then the answer is
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Video Solution
https://youtu.be/VIt6LnkV4_w?t=81
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See Also
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