# SOLUTION: In renting an apartment with two other friends. Mike agreed to pay \$100 security depost by himself. The 3 of them agreed to contribute equally toward the monthly rent. Mike's fi

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 Question 277659: In renting an apartment with two other friends. Mike agreed to pay \$100 security depost by himself. The 3 of them agreed to contribute equally toward the monthly rent. Mike's first check to the apt owner was for \$425. What was the monthly rent for the apt?Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In renting an apartment with two other friends. Mike agreed to pay \$100 security depost by himself. The 3 of them agreed to contribute equally toward the monthly rent. Mike's first check to the apt owner was for \$425. What was the monthly rent for the apt? Let the monthly rent be x each has to pay x/3 per month Mike paid the deposit of \$100 So he has to give a check of x/3 +100 which was 425 x/3 + 100 = 425 x/3 = 425-100 x/3 = 325 x= 975 rent for the month