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?

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- Aug 14th 2008, 04:59 AMHazeleyezhelp 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, 05:08 AMmasters
- Aug 14th 2008, 07:25 AMHazeleyez
thnx

- Aug 14th 2008, 05:40 PMsaranya
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