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Peter and James were usually given $58 altogether for their weekly pocket money. As James needed money for new books next week, he asked for $19 more. As a result, he would have 3/4 as much money as Peter. How much was Peter’s pocket money?

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  1. james' share --- x
    Peter's share ---- 58-x

    next week, James has x + 19

    x + 19 = (3/4)(58-x)
    times 4
    4x + 76 = 3(58-x)
    I will let you finish it from here

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