lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
Lisa gave Megan as many dollars as Megan started out with. Megan then gave Lisa back as much as Lisa had left. Lisa then gave Megan as back as many dollars as Megan had left, which left Lisa broke and gave Megan a total of $80.00. How much did Lisa and Megan have at the beginning of their exchange?
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NotTim
  • NotTim
$40 each?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
nope :P close
NotTim
  • NotTim
$80?

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lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
hahaha lol. no. HINT: one had greater money than the other
NotTim
  • NotTim
30 and 50?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
lol stop guessing :PPP
NotTim
  • NotTim
im making educated guesses...
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
looool =))) im waiting for @FoolForMath hehe
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
Please show solution
Callisto
  • Callisto
what does 'which left Lisa broke ' mean?
anonymous
  • anonymous
lisa 50, megan 30?
ash2326
  • ash2326
In the beginning: Lisa had $ 40 Megan had $24
Directrix
  • Directrix
Lisa had $50 and Megan had $30. http://www.besthardriddles.com/2011/08/best-and-hard-math-riddles-case-1-10.html
anonymous
  • anonymous
ahh yeah!
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
lol @Directrix that was rather unfair :p searching where i searched hahahaha
anonymous
  • anonymous
lise 30--> megan.... Meg20-->lisa... Lisa 40--> meg
Directrix
  • Directrix
If OS-M had a better search engine, I wouldn't have to roam the Internet. I'm still working on a solution.
Jlastino
  • Jlastino
$50 and $30
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
yeah..it's actually the solution im looking for. im wondering how they got it
anonymous
  • anonymous
i just gave the solution
anonymous
  • anonymous
first tried 50, 30 and it worked,
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
but "try" is not what im looking for. i wanted the algebraic solution to this..
Directrix
  • Directrix
@mrshappo0 --> That's not really a solution. It's just a demonstration that the suggested answer works. But, hey, any port in a storm, I say.
Directrix
  • Directrix
@lgbasallote --> They want money for that so we'll have to figure it out. I know we can.
Callisto
  • Callisto
A little messy...
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anonymous
  • anonymous
The total is 80 and consider another variable x. Not much difficult now.
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
...good explanation... =))))
anonymous
  • anonymous
Do you have any more of these?
lgbasallote
  • lgbasallote
what do you mean? the same format? or the same difficulty?
Jlastino
  • Jlastino
if anyone's wondering he got it from here http://www.besthardriddles.com/2011/08/best-and-hard-math-riddles-case-1-10.html
anonymous
  • anonymous
Anything

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