#### bcoleman1121

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Hopefully that's enough to get you thinking in the right direction. If you're still stuck, please include all of your steps and work (even if you know it's wrong) when you reply. Good luck.

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Suppose he'd already handed out the money to the first three friends. How much money did he then take back, when the fourth arrived? (Hint: Multiply by three.) So how much money did he give the fourth? (Hint: Same value.) Assuming he paid all four the same amount, how much then did he pay each of them? (Hint: Same value.) So how did he pay out, in total? (Hint: Multiply.)