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Four friends do yardwork for their neighbors over the weekend, earning <math>\$15, \$20, \$25,</math> and <math>\$40,</math> respectively. They decide to split their earnings equally among themselves. In total how much will the friend who earned <math>\$40</math> give to the others? | Four friends do yardwork for their neighbors over the weekend, earning <math>\$15, \$20, \$25,</math> and <math>\$40,</math> respectively. They decide to split their earnings equally among themselves. In total how much will the friend who earned <math>\$40</math> give to the others? | ||
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Problem
Four friends do yardwork for their neighbors over the weekend, earning and respectively. They decide to split their earnings equally among themselves. In total how much will the friend who earned give to the others?
Solution
The friends earn in total. Since they decided to split their earnings equally, it follows that each person will get . Since the friend who earned will need to leave with , he will have to give to the others.
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See also
2020 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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