Kiddo X.

asked • 09/16/16

Together, Thomas, Ping and Lydia earn $144,000 per month. If Thomas earns $12,000 more than Ping and $18,000 more than Lydia, how much does Thomas earn?

I can't figure out the answer from the choices.
I'm getting $50,000 for Thomas. My equation for this is:
(x+12,000) + (x+18,000) + x = $144,000
I think there's something wrong with my solution. Correct me if I'm wrong with your best explanation. Thanks!

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Kendra F. answered • 09/16/16

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