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pythagoras123

  • 2 years ago

There are 72 students in Grade 6. Each of them paid an equal amount of money for their textbooks. The total amount of money collected is $█35.0█, where two of the digits █ cannot be recognized. Nevertheless, find the amount of money each student paid for the books.

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  1. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    are they supposed to be the same digit?

  2. pythagoras123
    • 2 years ago
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    No. they represent different digits.

  3. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    stumped. are you supposed to solve congruences?

  4. pythagoras123
    • 2 years ago
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    It has something to do with divisibility rules, I think...

  5. cinar
    • 2 years ago
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    135.00/72=1.875 235.00/72=3.2638..... 335/72=4.65....

  6. cinar
    • 2 years ago
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    only the first one is excat value, but ofcourse I assumed .00

  7. cinar
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    you sure they are not the same number..

  8. pythagoras123
    • 2 years ago
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    Yes. As a facilitation, the total amount paid is $635.04, and each student paid $8.82. But I don't know how to arrive at the answer

  9. cinar
    • 2 years ago
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    how did you find total amount which is 635.04

  10. cinar
    • 2 years ago
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    635.04/72=8.82

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