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− | Granny Smith has | + | Granny Smith has \$63. Elberta has \$2 more than Anjou and Anjou has one-third as much as Granny Smith. How many dollars does Elberta have? |
<math>\text{(A)}\ 17 \qquad \text{(B)}\ 18 \qquad \text{(C)}\ 19 \qquad \text{(D)}\ 21 \qquad \text{(E)}\ 23</math> | <math>\text{(A)}\ 17 \qquad \text{(B)}\ 18 \qquad \text{(C)}\ 19 \qquad \text{(D)}\ 21 \qquad \text{(E)}\ 23</math> |
Latest revision as of 18:03, 27 March 2015
Problem
Granny Smith has $63. Elberta has $2 more than Anjou and Anjou has one-third as much as Granny Smith. How many dollars does Elberta have?
Solution
Since Anjou has the amount of money as Granny Smith and Granny Smith has $, Anjou has dollars. Elberta has $ more than this, so she has $, or .
See Also
2001 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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