# Sauder has three times as much money as Sony. Sammy has $4 less than Sauder and $5 more than Sony. How much money does each have?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 14, 2015

Sauder has

#### Explanation:

Why they all have names with the same letters! :P Anyway, let's call Sauder

- Sauder has three times as much money as Sony
#-> a=3b# ; - Sammy has $4 less than Sauder
#-> c=a-4# ; - Sammy has $5 more than Sony
#-> c=b+5#

And let's solve the system. Given the first equation, we can substitute

Since both

Now that we know