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

Correct result:

x =  440

Solution:

 5/9a+5/16 (a5/9a)=550  5/9 a+5/16 (a5/9 a)=550  100a=79200  a=792  x=5/9 a=5/9 792=440



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