A man

A man spends 5/9 of his money on rent, and 5/16 of the remainder on electricity. If the final balance remaining is 550 find how much was spent on rent

Result

x =  440

Solution:

Solution in text x =







Leave us a comment of this math problem and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Showing 0 comments:
1st comment
Be the first to comment!
avatar




To solve this verbal math problem are needed these knowledge from mathematics:

Need help calculate sum, simplify or multiply fractions? Try our fraction calculator. Do you have a linear equation or system of equations and looking for its solution? Or do you have quadratic equation?

Next similar math problems:

  1. Percentages
    money_14 What is 1/3 of $821.43?
  2. One third
    one-third If 3/5 is 360, how much is 1/3?
  3. Norm
    rajcata Three workers planted 3555 seedlings of tomatoes in one dey. First worked at the standard norm, the second planted 120 seedlings more and the third 135 seedlings more than the first worker. How many seedlings were standard norm?
  4. Simple equation 5
    eq222_17 Solve equation with fractions: X × 3/8 = 1/2
  5. Dropped sheets
    books_26 Three consecutive sheets dropped from the book. The sum of the numbers on the pages of the dropped sheets is 273. What number has the last page of the dropped sheets?
  6. Fraction to decimal
    decimals Write the fraction 3/22 as a decimal.
  7. Equation 20
    eq222_21 In given equation: 8/9-4/5=2/9+x, find x
  8. Trees
    jablone_9 From the total number of trees in the orchard, there are two-fifths pearls and apples are three eighty. The rest of the trees are 9 ceremonial. How many trees are in the set?
  9. Find x
    eq222_23 Solve: if 2(x-1)=14, then x= (solve an equation with one unknown)
  10. Unknown number 11
    numbers_33 That number increased by three equals three times itself?
  11. Passenger boat
    boy_4 Two-fifths of the passengers in the passenger boat were boys. 1/3 of them were girls and the rest were adult. If there were 60 passengers in the boat, how many more boys than adult were there?
  12. Unknown number 6
    quarter Determine the unknown number, which is by 1.5 greater than its fourth.
  13. Eq-frac
    fractions14 Solve the following equation with fractions: h + 1/3 =5/3
  14. Grandmother and grandfather
    spaldove-moravske-kolace Grandmother baked cakes. Grandfather ate half, then quarter of the rest ate Peter and Paul ate half of rest. For parents left 6 cakes. How many cakes maked the grandmother?
  15. Simple equation
    eq_1 Solve the following simple equation: 2. (4x + 3) = 2-5. (1-x)
  16. Negative in equation
    eq1_7 2x + 3 + 7x = – 24, what is the value of x?
  17. Lengths of the pool
    bazen2_16 Miguel swam 6 lengths of the pool. Mat swam 3 times as far as Miguel. Lionel swam 1/3 as far as Miguel. How many lengths did mat swim?