# Sarin and his coin bank part 37 (Math Question)

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You can read the posting on Sarin and his coin bank for the story of coin bank.

Read also the posting Sarin learns Symbol, Algebra and Equation in school (Math Concept) to understand the concept of Algebra.

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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ376

To help Sarin cultivates his saving habbit, Sarin’s father will give him \$m whenever he save \$5. After some time, Sarin saved \$140. How much did his father give him?

Solution:

For every \$5 saved, he got additional \$m from his father

His additional savings are base on how many times of \$5 he saved.

Per the model

He saved \$140

Number of units = 140/5 = 28

The amount given by his father = 28 × m = \$28m