# SOLUTION: Rita has one less than three times the number of dollars Jorge has. The difference between the amounts the two friends have is less than \$99. How much money must Jorge have?

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 Question 389311: Rita has one less than three times the number of dollars Jorge has. The difference between the amounts the two friends have is less than \$99. How much money must Jorge have? Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Rita has one less than three times the number of dollars Jorge has. The difference between the amounts the two friends have is less than \$99. How much money must Jorge have? ,,, let jorge have \$x Rita will have \$3x-1 3x-x-1<99 2x-1<99 +1 +1 2x<100 /2 x<50 Jorge has less than \$50