Answer :

Let the money he have be Rs 5x and that he gave to his friend be Rs 5y, such that x>y.


According to the question,


5x - 5y = 500


We can see from the equation that 5x> 500 because 500 is the money that he is left with.


So 5x = 625


x = 4


Then 625 - 5y = 500


5y = 125


y = 3


So, the money he had = Rs 625 and that he gave to his friend = Rs 125


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