Posted by **Maria Chiara** on Friday, December 11, 2009 at 9:20pm.

Find the amount of the following foreign currencies (to 2 decimal places) that can be bought with 250 Singapore dollars. The sterling pound

There is a chart and the pound sells at 2,552,0 for 1 Singapore dollar. The pound is bought at 2,578.0.

I did 2,552.0 times 250 and got 638,200. The answer is 96 pounds and some cents, but I have no idea how to come up with that answer.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, December 11, 2009 at 9:25pm
I don't know where your chart got its figures, but this site shows that 1 Singapore dollars is worth about 0.44 British pounds. However, your answer is close, especially considering the fluctuation rates of currencies.

By multiplying 250 * 0.44 I got 250 Singapore dollars is worth 110 pounds.

- year 8 maths -
**Ms. Sue**, Friday, December 11, 2009 at 9:26pm
http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi?Amount=1&From=SGD&To=GBP&image.x=49&image.y=9

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