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Greg’s weekly salary is $70 less than Joan’s, whose weekly salary is $

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Bunuel wrote:
Greg’s weekly salary is $70 less than Joan’s, whose weekly salary is $50 more than Sue’s. If Sue earns $280 per week, how much does Greg earn per week?

A. $160
B. $260
C. $280
D. $300
E. $400



Sue = 280

Joan = 280 + 50 = 330

Greg = 330 - 70 = 260.

B is the correct answer.
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Bunuel wrote:
Greg’s weekly salary is $70 less than Joan’s, whose weekly salary is $50 more than Sue’s. If Sue earns $280 per week, how much does Greg earn per week?

A. $160
B. $260
C. $280
D. $300
E. $400


J=x
G=x-70
J=s+50
s=280
so j= 330
g=260
IMO B
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Solution


Given:
    • Greg’s weekly salary is $70 less than Joan’s weekly salary
    • Joan’s weekly salary is $50 more than Sue’s weekly salary
    • Sue earns $280 per week

To find:
    • The amount Greg earns per week

Approach and Working:
    • G = J - $70
    • J = $50 + S
    • S = $280
    • So, J = $50 + $280 = $330
    • Therefore, G = $330 - $70 = $260

Hence, the correct answer is Option B

Answer: B

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