Thomas spent $1600 of his savings on a TV and 2/5 of the remainder on a refrigerator. He had 1/3 of his original amount of savings left. What was the original savings amount?
Lets say "x" to "Savings";
- (Because x is total amaount of savings and he spent $1600 so now he has
#2-:5#of the total amount - $1600)
#x-:3#Because he has #1-:3#of his original amount of savings)
So what is x? Its: