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# After spending 5/12 of his salary, a man has \$140 left. What is his sa

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After spending 5/12 of his salary, a man has \$140 left. What is his salary?

A. 200

B. 240

C. 300

D. 420

E. 583

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13 Jan 2019, 12:16
Let the salary be x. The man spent 5/12 of his salary, which means the remaining \$140 is 7/12 of x

Therefore, 7/12 * x = \$140 => x= 140*12/7 => x=\$240 (Option B)
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