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Posted by **garg** on Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:42pm.

how much did heather pay?

how much was the total bill?

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**Shanta**, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:48pmwas the eight dollars 1/5 of the bill? Seems like you are missing info.

- 5th grade -
**garg**, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:52pmno shanta this is how it is written

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:55pmSince 2/5 = 0.4 . . .

Let x = total bill.

0.4x = 8

x = 8/0.4

x = 20

- 5th grade -
**Shanta**, Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 5:58pmI would say 20 dollars. Because if Jen had 8 dollars that must have been 2/5 of the bill which would make 1/5 4 dollars and 4 x 5 = 20.

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