Posted by **Goodman** on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 10:39pm.

I have a math problem.

Joleen saved $85 dollars from babysitting to spend on CDs. Every Monday a music store has all CDs on sale for $5.95 each. How much change will she receive buying as many CDs as possible?

Thanks

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 10:47pm
Divide:

$85 / $5.95 = 14.285

14 * $5.95 = 83.30

$85.00 - 83.30 = ____ change

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**Bun**, Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 10:56pm
85/5.95= 14.28

so se can buy 14 cd

the change = 8500-590*14= 170 cents

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 11:00pm
170 cents? Isn't it easier to say she'd have $1.70 in change?

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**Bun**, Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 12:59am
sure, you can say $1.70

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