# How much money did he carry from home?

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A brother has three sisters.
He went to their house for Rakshabandhan.
The first sister added the same amount of money he was carrying in his pocket.
The brother gave her Rs 2500.
The same thing happened over second and third sister's house.
In the end Rs 4500 left with him.
How much money did he carry from home?

posted Aug 22, 2018

2750

He has x amount
x*2-2500=y
y*2-2500=z
z*2-2500=4500 =>z=3500
y*2-2500=3500 =>y=3000
x*2-2500=3000 =>x=2750

answer Aug 22, 2018

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