The competition organizers wanted to spend a large amount of money to pay for the competitors. One-third of this amount was spent on prizes and the remaining € 5,000 on diplomas. How much was committed for rewards?

Correct answer:

x =  7500

Step-by-step explanation:

(1-1/3)·x = 5000

2x = 15000

x = 15000/2 = 7500

x = 7500

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