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Question

While shopping, Lara spent 60% of the money she had. If she spent 444 dollars on shopping, how much money did she have before?

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Solution

The correct option is **B** 740

Let Lara's money before shopping be m.

She spent 60% on shopping.

60% of m = 444

60100×m=444

m=100×44460

= 740

Hence, Lara had 740 dollars before shopping.

Let Lara's money before shopping be m.

She spent 60% on shopping.

60% of m = 444

60100×m=444

m=100×44460

= 740

Hence, Lara had 740 dollars before shopping.

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