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# Rhoda deposited money into her savings account for four consecutive mo

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Rhoda deposited money into her savings account for four consecutive months: March, April, May, and June. For each of the last three months, the amount she saved each month was double the amount she saved in the previous month. If the amount she saved in June was \$227.50 more than the amount she saved in March, how much did she save in March?

A. \$260.00
B. \$130.00
C. \$97.50
D. \$65.00
E. \$32.50

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20 Feb 2019, 00:56
Bunuel wrote:
Rhoda deposited money into her savings account for four consecutive months: March, April, May, and June. For each of the last three months, the amount she saved each month was double the amount she saved in the previous month. If the amount she saved in June was \$227.50 more than the amount she saved in March, how much did she save in March?

A. \$260.00
B. \$130.00
C. \$97.50
D. \$65.00
E. \$32.50

march = x
april= 2x
may=4x
june=8x

given 8x= 227.5+x
x= 32.5
IMO E
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