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Re: Betty left home with $60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a [#permalink]
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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
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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.

Answer: C
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Re: Betty left home with $60 in her wallet. She spent 1/3 of that amount a [#permalink]
Supermarket = $20
drugstore =1/2(60-20) =20
remaining when she came home - $20 .

took 20 sec, A catch !?? :think:
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