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If Jack had twice the amount of money that he has, he would have exactly the amount necessary to buy 3 hamburgers at $0.96 apiece and 2 milk shakes at $1.28 apiece. How much money does Jack have?

(A) $1.60

(B) $2.24

(C) $2.72

(D) $3.36

(E) $5.44


Let money Jack has be X.

Twice the money = 2X

Total money for 3 hamburgers = 3 x 0.96 = $2.88

Total money for 2 milk shakes = 2 x 1.28 = $2.56

2X = 2.88 + 2.56 = $5.44

X = \(\frac{5.44}{2}\) = $2.72

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