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# How Much Money

How much money would I have had if, in spending 1/5 and then 1/5 of the remaining, I had altogether spent $36.00?

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## Comments

clever question!

Cute teaser!

While it's an easy math problem, you should still explain the answer.

1/5 + (1/5)*(4/5) = 9/25

25/9 * 36 = 100

1/5 + (1/5)*(4/5) = 9/25

25/9 * 36 = 100

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