# Sarin’s family and The Great Singapore Sale Part 15 (Math Question)

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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ536

Sarin and Fatimah went shopping during The Great Singapore Sale with a total sum of \$219. Sarin spent twice as much as Fatimah. Sarin had half as much money left as Fatimah. The amount of money that Fatimah had left was \$8 more than what she had spent. How much money did Fatimah have at first?

Solution:

Per the model,

9 units = 243

1 unit = \$27

The amount that Fatimah had at first = 4 × 27 – 8 = \$100