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Together, Lucia and Ben have saved . Lucia saved for every that Ben saved. How much money did each person save?

Let's say that each time Lucia and Ben saved their money, it was together and at the same time.
Now, assume they saved a sum of .

If Lucia and Ben saved over time and saved each time, how many times did they have to save?
Try using division.

In this case, Lucia and Ben must have saved separate times.
We also know that each of the times, Lucia saved .
Using multiplication, can you now find how much Lucia saved on her own?

Lucia saved . Now do you know how much Ben saved?