# SOLUTION: A lad agreed to work one year for \$240.00 and a calf. At the end of seven months he quit and received \$100.00 and the calf. What was the value of the calf?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Expressions-with-variables Question 54555: A lad agreed to work one year for \$240.00 and a calf. At the end of seven months he quit and received \$100.00 and the calf. What was the value of the calf? Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!7/12(240+C)=100+C OR 140+(7/12)C=100+C OR 140-100=C-(7/12)C OR 40=(5/12)C OR 40*12=5C OR 480=5C OR C=480/5 OR C=\$96 IS THE VALUE OF THE CALF.