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Tom, , and Harry are three brothers and have $107.60 together. Tom feels sorry for hairy because he has less money than Tom. So Tom gives harry $2.10 so they both will have the same amount after the transfer. doesn't know about Tom's gift and he gives $1 to Harry. So and Harry will have the same amount after the transfer. What was the original amount for each boy. ( Hint let x equal original amount of Harry )

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  1. Let x be Harry's original amount of money.
    Let y be Tom's original amount of money.
    Let z be 's original amount of money.
    x + y + z = 107.60
    x + 2.10 + x + 2.10 + z = 107.60
    x + 3.10 + x + 2.10 + x + 3.10 = 107.60

    Solve the system of equations.

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  2. How come You add 2.10 twice

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  3. Okay thanks got it

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