# SOLUTION: Chandra spent 2/5 of her income of January for rent, and 3/4 of the remainder on other expenses.If she put the remaining \$180 in her savings account, how much was her income in Jan

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 269353: Chandra spent 2/5 of her income of January for rent, and 3/4 of the remainder on other expenses.If she put the remaining \$180 in her savings account, how much was her income in January? (A)\$1,000 (B) \$1,200 (C) \$1,400 (D) \$ 1,600 (E) None of these. Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Chandra spent 2/5 of her income of January for rent, and 3/4 of the remainder on other expenses.If she put the remaining \$180 in her savings account, how much was her income in January? let the income be x rent 2/5 *x remaing amount = 3/4(x- 2/5*x) 2/5 *x + 3/4(x-2/5*x) +180 =x 2/5*x +3/4* (5x-2x/5) +180= x 2x/5 + 9x/20 +180=x (8x+9x-20x)/20= -180 -3x= -3600 x= -3600/-3 = 1200 the income is \$1200