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How much money did he initially have and how much is left with him now?

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A man took a cab from his home to reach office. On the way back, he took a cab again. When he had reached his office, he paid 1/6th of what he had in his wallet and when he returned home, he paid 1/5th of what he had left in his wallet. In the first trip the fare was $60.
How much money did he initially have and how much is left with him now?

posted Aug 27, 2015 by Riteshwar

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The first trip fare is $60 is 1/6 of what he had. Therefore he had $360 when he left home.
He started the second trip carrying $300 and paid 1/5 = $60. He arrived home with $240.

answer Aug 27, 2015 by Jcm
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Add your answer...initially he has 360 and he got home with 240

answer Jul 6, 2016 by Oyepeju Suliyat
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240 is left with him

answer Jul 8, 2016 by Jaganathan

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