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harriet and harry got jobs at the bumblo gum factory as bubblegum testers. for every bubble they blow they get 50 cents. harriet blows 100 bubbles and harry blows 150 bubbles. harry says, "wow! between the two of us, we've only made 12.50 today!" what was henrys mistake and how can it be fixed

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    250 * $0.50 = ?

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    100+150 = 250 in all

    Each bubble = 50 cents

    250 * 0.5 = 125 dollars.

    So it is equal to 125.00

    Move the decimal point to the right one place

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