When you see the key word ‘Remainder’, you know the problem sum type is ‘Remainder’

However, from our Problem Sums Guide Vol 2, you also know there are more than one type of Remainder concept.

In this example, it’s a type 2.

“Henry spent 1/5 of his salary and an additional $500 of his salary on a PS4 console. He spent 3/4 of his remaining money and an additional $50 of his salary on 8 PS4 game discs. In the end, he had $10 left.”

a) How much did the 8 PS4 game discs cost?
b) How much was Henry’s salary?

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ACS 2015 P6 SA1 P2 Q11 Remainder type 2