23 August, 02:34
Kendra had twice as much money as kareem. Kendra later spent $8 and kareem earned $6. By then, the two had the same amount of money. How much money did each have originally?
23 August, 02:56
x = 2y
x - 8 = y + 6
replace x by 2y in the second equation
2y - 8 = y + 6
y - 8 = 6
y = 14
x = 2*14 = 28
Kendra had $28 and Kareem had $14.
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