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Dollar 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.

1. 99 dollars 98 cents

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

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).

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.