can someone solve this plz

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Shelly, Veronica, Christy, and Ruth have $106 total.  Shelley and Veronica together have $56, Shelly and Christy together have $59, and Shelley and Ruth together have $43.  How much does each girl have individually?  Clearly show your work and explain your thinking!

May 27th, 2015

Shelley will be S

Veronica V

Christy C

Ruth R

So S+V+C+R =106

S+V =56 so v= 56-S

S+C=59 so c =59-S

S+R=43 so R =43-S

Substituting in the 1st equation you get


2S = 52


So they will have.......

Shelley will be 26

Veronica 26

Christy 29


May 27th, 2015

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