# Terri spent three-eighths of her monthly salary on rent and one-third of her monthly salary on food. If she has $294 left, what is her monthly salary?

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Feb 19, 2016

Terri's monthly salary is

#### Explanation:

If Terri's monthly salary is

rearranging we get:

now we need a common denominator to add the terms in

Feb 19, 2016

$1008.00

#### Explanation:

Spent

This is a total of

The amount left was

Let the monthly salary be

Then

so