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# The sum of Kathy’s salary and Janet’s salary is \$200,000. If Kathy’s

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21 Jan 2019, 01:29
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The sum of Kathy’s salary and Janet’s salary is \$200,000. If Kathy’s salary is \$50,000 less than Janet’s salary, what is Janet’s salary?

A \$50,000
B \$75,000
C \$125,000
D \$140,000
E \$175,000

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21 Jan 2019, 03:43
Bunuel wrote:
The sum of Kathy’s salary and Janet’s salary is \$200,000. If Kathy’s salary is \$50,000 less than Janet’s salary, what is Janet’s salary?

A \$50,000
B \$75,000
C \$125,000
D \$140,000
E \$175,000

Given,

K + J = 200000

As per the question,

k = j - 50000

organize the data :

j - 50000 + j = 200000

2j = 250000

j = 125000.

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22 Jan 2019, 06:03
Bunuel wrote:
The sum of Kathy’s salary and Janet’s salary is \$200,000. If Kathy’s salary is \$50,000 less than Janet’s salary, what is Janet’s salary?

A \$50,000
B \$75,000
C \$125,000
D \$140,000
E \$175,000

Bunuel

Answere seems to be wrong it should be C not b

given
J+K = 2* 10^5
K=J-5*10^4

2J=2*10^5+5*10^4
2J= 10^4 ( 25)
J = 10^3 * 5 * 25
J = 125,000
IMO C
Re: The sum of Kathy’s salary and Janet’s salary is \$200,000. If Kathy’s   [#permalink] 22 Jan 2019, 06:03
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