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Posted by **Christy** on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 4:06pm.

1 euro is worth 1.2 U.S dollars

if I budget 150$ per night for a hotel room. What is the maximum number of euros I should spend for a room?

My answer is 108 euros as a maximum (with an actual number of 107.425)

Correct???

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**DrBob222**, Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 4:09pmI get a different number.

$150 x (1 euro/$1.20) =

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**Christy**, Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 4:25pmBob are you getting 180 euros ?

That was my first answer but it looked wrong

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**DrBob222**, Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 4:28pmNo. Are you using a calculator. 150/1.2 = 125.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 4:30pmYes, Christy, $180 is correct.

Think of it this way. If you buy a cup of coffee for 1 Euro, you're spending U.S. $1.20. As DrBob showed, you multiply the number of Euros by the amount you paid in U.S. dollars for each Euro.

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**Christy**, Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 4:43pmSo she should only spend 125 euros that would be the equivalent of 150$ US ?

I am confused as to what the true answer should be ?

- 24x^2y^11/(8xy^6) -
**aba**, Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 8:21pm3y^5x

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