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You have a total of 80 dollars to spend on groceries. You spend some money on meat and then spend 52 dollars on everything else. If you leave the grocery store with 5 dollars, how much money did you spend on meat?

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georgiaambrosi

First, set up the equation. 80-52-x=5 Now, solve it. 28-x=5 -x=-23 x=23 So, you spent $23 on meat. HOPE THIS HELPS :)

seank1683

Let x be the money you spent on meat. $5 + $52 + x = $80 $5 + $52= $57 $57 + x = 80 Now all we have to do is subtract $57 from $80 to get the value of x. x=23 You spent 23 dollars on meat.

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