Together, Tim and Tom have $2.40. Tim has three times as much as Tom. How much does each have? Question Together, Tim and Tom have $2.40. Tim has three times as much as Tom. How much does each have? in progress 0 Math Kinsley 1 week 2021-10-12T07:36:45+00:00 2021-10-12T07:36:45+00:00 1 Answer 0

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x = how much Tim has

y = how much Tom has

x + y = 2.40

x = 3y

Substitute 3y for x

3y + y = 2.40

4y = 2.40

y = 0.60

Plug in y value into previous equation

x = 3(0.60)

x = 1.80

ANSWERS: Tim has $1.80 and Tom has $0.60