# Amount of Money

Algebra

### Amount of Money

2/5 of A's money is equal to 2/3 of B's money. The sum of A and B's money is \$48. Calculate money amount of A and B.

2/5 of A's = 2/3 of B's.

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### Re: Amount of Money

We know that
$$2/5 * A = 2/3 * B$$

$$A = \frac23B \div \frac25 = \frac53B$$

$$A + B = 48$$
$$\frac53B+B = 48$$
$$\frac83B=48$$
$$B=48\frac38$$
$$B=18$$

$$A = 48 - 18 = 30$$
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