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James spent 1/5 of his money on a pair of shoes and 1/10 on a book. He saved 2/7 of the remaining money and the rest of the money was given to and shared equally among his 8 brothers. If each brother received $5, (a) how

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  1. 1/5 + 1/10 = 3/10
    3/10 + 2/7 * 7/10 = 1/2
    so 1/2 of the money = 8*5 = 40
    James started out with $80

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