Divide money 2

Ben and Dan had the same amount of money at the start. When Ben gave 300 to Dan, the ratio of Ben 's money to Dan's money became 2:3. How much money did each have at first?

Result

x =  1500

Solution:


3(x-300) = 2(x+300)

x = 1500

x = 1500

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