# Nikki earned $185 at her summer job. She already had savings of $125.75. She buys a T-shirt for $23.50. How much money does she have left?

First, you must increase her savings by the amount she received from her summer job, which is:

After that, you deduct the amount she paid for the T-shirt:

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To find out how much money Nikki has left after buying the T-shirt, you would subtract the cost of the T-shirt ($23.50) from the total amount of money she had before buying it ($185 + $125.75).

$185 (earnings) +$125.75 (savings) - $23.50 (cost of T-shirt) =$287.25 - $23.50 =$263.75.

So, Nikki has $263.75 left after buying the T-shirt.

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