# Answer to Question #22706 in Algebra for Bob Martin

Question #22706

My brother and I bought a boat, equal shares. He paid $3700.00 for the boat and I bought gear for $1443.64 to help pay my equal share. How much do I still owe to be even on the purchase of the boat?

Expert's answer

It is assumed that your brother paid his half of priceconstituting $3700.00.

Therefore you also should pay $3700.00.

you have already paid $1443.64, so it remains to pay

3700 - 1443.64 = $2256.40

Therefore you also should pay $3700.00.

you have already paid $1443.64, so it remains to pay

3700 - 1443.64 = $2256.40

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