Kenji dave G.

asked • 01/28/15

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one year, mr.newby and his wife wilma together earned $47000. if mr.newby earned $4000 more than wilma earned that year, how much did each earn?

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Christina L.

Maybe I should save my help for my kindergarten Orton Gillingham students :). Oops......been a long time!
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01/29/15

Larry C. answered • 01/29/15

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Christina L. answered • 01/28/15

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Kenji dave G.

what equation can i write?
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01/28/15

Christina L.

$47,000 minus $4000 is $43,000. If you divide that amount by two you get $21,500. You would add the $4000 back on to get the amount that Mr. Newby earns. 
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