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Mathematics Problem Solving
Volume 2, Number 15, June 2, 1997

Better Deals


1.     Neil bought a bike.  The regular price was two hundred and forty
dollars, but it was on sale for 1/4 off.  Neil had two one hundred dollar
bills when he went to buy the bike.  How much money did he have after
buying it?

2.     Which is a better deal?  Bernadine bought five candy bars at
twenty cents each.  Eric bought five of the same kind of candy bars.
His price was five for a dollar.

3.     Patty bought seven pencils and paid $ .84.  How much would she
have paid if she had bought only three pencils?

4.     What is 50% of $ 355.78?

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