# help please i cant figure this out

• Aug 14th 2008, 03:59 AM
Hazeleyez
help please i cant figure this out
Mary Palm's checking account had a starting balance of \$785.63. She wrote a check for \$57.00 for groceries and a check for \$125.00 for a car payment. Yesterday she deposited \$57.25 in her checking account. What is Mary's current balance?
• Aug 14th 2008, 04:08 AM
masters
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hazeleyez
Mary Palm's checking account had a starting balance of \$785.63. She wrote a check for \$57.00 for groceries and a check for \$125.00 for a car payment. Yesterday she deposited \$57.25 in her checking account. What is Mary's current balance?

\$785.63 Beginning Balance
- 57.00 Debit
--------
\$728.63
-125.00 Debit
--------
\$603.63
+ 57.25 Deposit
--------
\$660.88 Current Balance
• Aug 14th 2008, 06:25 AM
Hazeleyez
thnx
• Aug 14th 2008, 04:40 PM
saranya
Quote:

Originally Posted by Hazeleyez
Mary Palm's checking account had a starting balance of \$785.63. She wrote a check for \$57.00 for groceries and a check for \$125.00 for a car payment. Yesterday she deposited \$57.25 in her checking account. What is Mary's current balance?

first u may add the payments given:
that is 57.00
+125.00
---------
Totally spend = 182.00
secondly
add the deposit amount and start balance
785.63
+ 57.25
---------
Amount totally 842.88

then subtract the amount, that is
842.88
182.00
---------
660.88
At last,This is the amount balance in mary's current account