
Money Secrets
Problem #61
Deadline to submit the solution: February
28th, 2002
When David was asked how much money he has, he
said:
"If I had three times what I have now and if I
add $2 more, I would have exactly $20."
Q1: How much money does David have?


Solutions
Jaklyn from USA
Grade: 3 Age: 9 School:
Solution:
Q1: 6$
The money that David has we presume are X. Then we have 3X ,because
David says 'if Ihad 3times what I have' 3x+2=20
3x=202 3x=18 x=18:3=6
About me: I moved to Nashville from Toronto.

kyle from usa
Grade: 1 Age: 7 School:
Solution:
Q1: $6
Start with $20 take away $2 and then divide by 3 equals $6.
About me: I love to play games.

Pierce from america
Grade: 5 Age: 10 School:
Solution:
Q1: $6
I know that this is the answer because 202=18, and 18 devided
by 3=6.
About me:

Taylor from USA
Grade: 1st Age: 6 School:
Solution:
Q1: $6
$6 + $6 + $6 = $18 $6 * 3 = $18 $18 + $2
= 20 He has$6.00 now.
About me: My Mammy and Daddy teach me all about Math. I am
saving to buy all the Barbie's from Toys R Us

Kim from US
Grade: n a Age: 25 School:
Solution:
Q1: 6
202=18/3=6 3x+2=20 3x+22=202 3x=18
(3x/3)=(18/3) x=6
About me: I am a mother of a 10 year old who can not read
nor do math yet.

Samantha from USA
Grade: 1st Age: 6 School:
Solution:
Q1: $6.00
To get my answer, I subtracted $2 from $20 and that gave me $18,
and then I divided 3 into 18 and that's how I got $6.
About me: My name is Samantha I have 2 brothers Brandon and
Ryan and I have 1 sister Rebecca I am the oldest sister.

Unknown from ?
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meghan from usa
Grade: 9 Age: 14 School:

LILIANA from USA
Grade: 2 Age: 7 School:



