Brothers Petros, Filmon and Yonas agreed to spend the following amount for present for mom. Petros $80 more than Filmon. Yonas paid $220 more than the total paid by the two. If Yonas paid $480 more than Petros how much was the present?
Let us assume Filmon paid
So two together paid
Hence, Yonas paid
Hence Filmon paid
Hence, present costs
Before we can start comparing how much each spent, we need to define a variable to use.
Filmon paid the least.
Let the amount Filmon paid be
Write an expression for how much each of them paid, in terms of
The difference between Yonas' and Petros' payments is $480
The cost of the present was: