Tom had 190 and Jane had 60 after each received an equal amount of money from their father Tom had twice as much money as Jane how much. Did their father give each of them
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Let x be the amount each received from their father.

After the gift Jane had 60+x and Tom had 190+x.

Tom had twice as much as Jane: 190+x=2(60+x)=120+2x

So 70=x, that is, their father gave them 70 each.
answered Jan 25 by Rod Top Rated User (589,260 points)

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