For every dollar Ben spent on bagels, David spent 25 cents less. Ben paid \$ 12.50 more than David. How much did they spend in the bagel store together?

**Answer Choices**

A. \$ 37.50

B. \$ 50.00

C. \$ 87.50

D. \$ 90.00

E. \$ 92.50

For every dollar Ben spent on bagels, David spent 25 cents less. Ben paid \$ 12.50 more than David. How much did they spend in the bagel store together?

**Answer Choices**

A. \$ 37.50

B. \$ 50.00

C. \$ 87.50

D. \$ 90.00

E. \$ 92.50