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3 February, 19:42

Ed spent 8.5 percent of his savings on lunch which cost 5.25 how much did he have in his savings before lunch

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  1. 3 February, 21:02
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    He spent 8.5% of savings on lunch which was 5.25

    therefore 8.5%=5.25

    figure out what 100% is

    5.25:8.5=x:100

    5.25/8.5=x/100

    multiply both sides by 100

    525/8.5=x

    divide

    61.76=x

    he has $61.76 in his savings before lunch
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