Posted by **a...................** on Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 5:46pm.

A farmer bought a horse for $50.00

Then he sold it for $60.00

He had second thoughts about the horse, and he bought back the horse for $70.00

And then he sold it again for $80.00

What is the financial outcome of these transactions

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**Quidditch**, Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 5:56pm
Add all the money the farmer paid for the horse. Add all the money the farmer got from selling the horse. Did he spend more than he got?

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**a.....................**, Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 6:01pm
My answer was $20. He paid $120, he spent $140. Yes,but I subtracted 120 from 140 and got 20.

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**Quidditch**, Sunday, October 7, 2007 at 6:25pm
I believe you have it. You said he paid $120. That is correct. You said he spent $140. I think you meant to say he received $140.

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