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# Betty left home with $60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a SORT BY: Tags: Show Tags Hide Tags Math Expert Joined: 02 Sep 2009 Posts: 94381 Own Kudos [?]: 641652 [0] Given Kudos: 85693 Intern Joined: 04 Jan 2018 Posts: 30 Own Kudos [?]: 16 [0] Given Kudos: 10 e-GMAT Representative Joined: 04 Jan 2015 Posts: 3712 Own Kudos [?]: 17325 [0] Given Kudos: 165 Board of Directors Joined: 11 Jun 2011 Status:QA & VA Forum Moderator Posts: 6049 Own Kudos [?]: 4766 [0] Given Kudos: 463 Location: India GPA: 3.5 WE:Business Development (Commercial Banking) Re: Betty left home with$60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a [#permalink]
Bunuel wrote:
Betty left home with $60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount at the supermarket, and she spent 1/2 of what remained at the drugstore. If Betty had no other expenditures, how much money did she have when she returned home? (A)$10

(B) $15 (C)$20

(D) $40 (E)$50

Amount spend at super market is $20 ; Amount left is$ 40
Amount spend at drugstore is $20 ; Amount left is$ 20

So, Final amount she saved is (D) $20 Target Test Prep Representative Joined: 14 Oct 2015 Status:Founder & CEO Affiliations: Target Test Prep Posts: 19148 Own Kudos [?]: 22654 [0] Given Kudos: 286 Location: United States (CA) Re: Betty left home with$60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a [#permalink]
Bunuel wrote:
Betty left home with $60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount at the supermarket, and she spent 1/2 of what remained at the drugstore. If Betty had no other expenditures, how much money did she have when she returned home? (A)$10

(B) $15 (C)$20

(D) $40 (E)$50

After spending 1/3 of her money at the supermarket, Betty has 2/3 x 60 = 40 dollars left. After spending half of the 40 remaining dollars, she has 20 dollars left.

Re: Betty left home with $60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a [#permalink] Supermarket =$20
remaining when she came home - $20 . took 20 sec, A catch !?? Re: Betty left home with$60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a [#permalink]