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A farmer bought a horse for \$50.00

Then he sold it for \$60.00

He had second thoughts about the horse, and he bought back the horse for \$70.00

And then he sold it again for \$80.00

What is the financial outcome of these transactions

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Add all the money the farmer paid for the horse. Add all the money the farmer got from selling the horse. Did he spend more than he got?

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My answer was \$20. He paid \$120, he spent \$140. Yes,but I subtracted 120 from 140 and got 20.

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I believe you have it. You said he paid \$120. That is correct. You said he spent \$140. I think you meant to say he received \$140.

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