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Dollar Cent Maths Riddle

funny cartoon purseDollar Cent Maths Riddle - 2 November

I went to the book shop and spent one half of the money that was in my purse.

When I came out, I found that I had as many cents as I had dollars and half as many dollars as I had cents when I went in. Find the money in my purse when I entered the store.

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    2. How did you work it out? Please tell me!!! :(

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  2. She Left it in a book in the book store!

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  4. $50.50 is also a correct answer.

    Spend half = $25.25

    1. When I came out, I found that I had as many cents (25) as I had dollars (25).
    2. When I came out, I found that I had half as many dollars (25) as I had cents when I went in (50).

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    1. Wait, it depends on how you read the indicative sentence. If it should be "When I came out, I found that I had as many cents as I had dollars when I went in," then my answer is incorrect. Semantics and such.

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