# If mr. brown and his son together had 220 dollars, and mr. brown had 10 times as much as his son, how much money had each?

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If mr. brown and his son together had 220 dollars, and mr. brown had 10 times as much as his son, ho...

Step-by-step explanation:

Money Word ProblemLet us analyze the given problem above.

What is asked?

The amount of money that Mr. Brown and his son each had.

What are the given?

total amount of money that Mr. Brown and his son had - 220 dollars

amount of money that Mr. Brown had - 10 times as much as his son

Equation:

Let x be the amount of money that Mr. Brown's son had.

10x, as Mr. Brown had 10 times as much as his son.

x + 10x = 220Solution:

x + 10x = 220

11x = 220

11x/11 = 220/11

x = 20

Mr. Brown's son had 20 dollars.10x = 10(20) = 200

Mr. Brown had 200 dollars.Final

Mr. Brown had 200 dollars and his son had 20 dollars.Checking:

x + 10x = 220

20 + 10(20) = 220

20 + 200 = 220

220 = 220 ✔

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His son had 20 while mr. brown has 200

Step-by-step explanation:

20 x 10 is 200 add by 20 is 220

son = $20

Mr. Brown = $200

Step-by-step explanation:

given:

son's $ = xMr. Brown's $ = 10xtotal $ = $220req'd: Amount of $ each had

son's $Mr. Brown's $Solutions:

solve for x (son)x + 10x = $220

11x = $220

11x/11 = $220/11

x = $20 -> son's $

solve for 10x (Mr. Brown)10x = 10($20)

= $200 -> Mr. Brown's $

Check:

x + 10x = $220

$20 + 10($20) = $220

$20 + $200 = $220

$220 = $220

the son had $20 and the father had $200

Step-by-step explanation:

20 x 10 = 200

200 + 20 = 220

Cant be 22, Ah, 20!

Because 20 Times 10 is 200, and you add the 20 and you get 220!