# SOLUTION: Bob paid \$3 less than Tim at a local pizza parlor. Together they spent \$7.80. How much did Bob spend at the local pizza parlor?

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 Question 147987: Bob paid \$3 less than Tim at a local pizza parlor. Together they spent \$7.80. How much did Bob spend at the local pizza parlor?Answer by nerdybill(7003)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Bob paid \$3 less than Tim at a local pizza parlor. Together they spent \$7.80. How much did Bob spend at the local pizza parlor? . Let T = amount Tim paid T-3 = amount Bob paid . From: "Together they spent \$7.80" we get our equation: T + (T-3) = 7.80 2T - 3 = 7.80 2T = 10.80 T = 5.40 (amount Tim paid) . amount Bob paid: T-3 = 5.40-3 = \$2.40