word problem that needs solving
your chorus holds a car wash they have 25 dollars for making change at the end of the day they have 453.50 how much money did they make
If you put money in the cash box to start in order to make change, then that money was not part of the profits and must be subtracted out at the end of the day. In this problem The $453.50 is made up of the $25 starter money AND the amount that was taken in. To solve, subtract $25 from the $453.50.
453.50 - 25 =428.50