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A merchant visited 3 fairs. At the first, he doubled his money and spent $30; at the second he tripled his money and spent $54; at the third, he quadrupled his money and spent $72, and then had $48 left. How much money had he at the start?

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  1. $29
    29x2=58
    58-30=28
    28x3=84
    84-54=30
    30x4=120
    120-72=48

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  2. $29 no cap

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