Yacob wants to buy some chocolates for his friends. If he spends $5 on **each**

friend, he will have $20 left. If he spends $7 on **each **friend, he will have $4 left.

How much money does Yacob have?

Guest Oct 13, 2021

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If you take the remainder one way ($20.00) and subtract the remainder when done the other way ($4.00),

you get $20.00 - $4.00 = $16.00.

The amount spent per person differs by $2.00 ($7.00 - $5.00 = $2.00).

Divide the $16.00 by $2.00 and you get 8.

This means that there are 8 friends.

8 x $5.00 + $20.00 = $40.00 + $20.00 = $60.00

8 x $7.00 + $4.00 = $56.00 + $4.00 = $60.00.

Yacob has $60.00.

geno3141 Oct 17, 2021