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Kelpyee asked in Math

De En bought 12 identical photo frames. Guan Han bought 7 such photo frames. Guan han also bought 6 key chains at $8.55 each. Altogether, he spent $23.70 less than De En. What was the total amount of money De En spent?

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Rashi Lokwani answered this



Dear Student,

Let the price of each photo frame be & x each.Guan Han bought 7 photo frames.Money spent on photoframes = 7 × x = & 7xGuan Han bought 6 key chains for &8.55 eachMoney spent on key chains = 6 × 8.55 = & 51.3Total money spent by Guan Han =  7x + &51.3Total money spent by De En = 12 × x = &12xAccording to the question:Money spent by De En = Total money spent by Guan Han + &23.70  12x =  7x + &51.3 + &23.70 12x - 7x = & 75 5x = & 75x = 755x =  &15Total money spent by De En = 12x = 12×15 = & 180

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