Posted by **Ty** on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 7:39pm.

I just started the 5th grade and I don't understand one of my math problems.

The problem is Mr. Smith bought 2 similar T-shirts and a belt. He paid $100 to the cashier and received $13 in change. Find the cost of each T-shirt. (shouldn't the price of the belt be in the question?)

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 7:43pm
Yes. Your question doesn't make any sense -- at least for a 5th grader.

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**Ty**, Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 7:45pm
Ok, thank you. I will ask my teacher tomorrow if he left part of the question out.

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**coursonc**, Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 1:54am
The price of the belt was definitely omitted from the question, because with it being unknown, you cannot figure the price of the shirts.

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**Anonymous**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 5:23pm
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