Andrew M. answered • 09/17/16

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Let M = amount of money started with

(1/4)M + (1/5)M + 50 + 85 = M

M/4 + M/5 + 135 = M

5M/20 + 4M/20 + 135 = M

9M/20 + 135 = M

135 = M - 9M/20

135 = 11M/20

M = 135(20/11) = $245.45

Andrew M.

09/17/16