Peter and Matthew have $300 together. If Peter gives Matthew $50, they then have equal amount of money. How much did they have originally?
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Originally Posted by bearej50 Peter and Matthew have $300 together. If Peter gives Matthew $50, they then have equal amount of money. How much did they have originally? Let the initial amounts be $\displaystyle P$ and $\displaystyle M$. Then: $\displaystyle P+M=300$ and $\displaystyle P-50=M+50$ Now solve. CB
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