# 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?

##### 2 Answers

Present costs

#### Explanation:

Let us assume Filmon paid

So two together paid

Hence, Yonas paid

Hence,

Hence Filmon paid

Petros paid

Yonas paid

Hence, present costs

#### Explanation:

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

Filmon paid:

Yonas paid

Yonas:

The difference between Yonas' and Petros' payments is $480

Filmon paid

Petros paid:

Yonas paid

The cost of the present was: