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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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Divide:

\$85 / \$5.95 = 14.285

14 * \$5.95 = 83.30

\$85.00 - 83.30 = ____ change

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85/5.95= 14.28
so se can buy 14 cd
the change = 8500-590*14= 170 cents

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170 cents? Isn't it easier to say she'd have \$1.70 in change?

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sure, you can say \$1.70

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