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

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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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