Albert, Bob and Cal each gave a birthday gift to their friend Don, who was so impressed by the presents, that he exclaimed: "Good thing your parents gave you credit cards!"(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Bob explained that those cards had already been confiscated by the parents of each, and that they had to spend cold hard cash. Albert continued: "We pooled our money, and I spent 50 cents more than 1/4 of the total amount. Bob spent a dollar more than half of what was left after I bought your present, and Cal spent $1.50 more than 3/4 of what was left then. At the end, we only had $5.50 left, so we were forced to share one Big Mac, medium fries and a medium drink."

How much did each spend on Don's present?

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# Birthday Gift Puzzle

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