SOLUTION: Jane earns \$41 more a week than twice as much as Bill does. Together they earn \$140. How much does each earn?

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 Question 14955: Jane earns \$41 more a week than twice as much as Bill does. Together they earn \$140. How much does each earn?Answer by jb007mi6(53)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!if J is janes salary and B is bills salary then J=2B+41 (Jane earns \$41 more a week than twice as much as Bill does.) (Together they earn \$140.) this means B+(2B+41)=140 3B+41=140 3B=140-41 3B=99 B=33 since b+j=140 and b=33 33+j=140 j=107 check your answer to see if it's right