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Use + or - Mario earned three times as much money last year as his wife Elena. The total amount that the two earned was $11,000. How much money did Elena earn?

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Let's assume that Mario's income is "m" and Elena's income is "e"
 m = 3e
m + e = 11,000
3e + e = 11,000 ---> 4e = 11,000 ----> e = 11000/4 ---> e = $2,750