Difference between revisions of "2006 AMC 12B Problems/Problem 4"
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== Problem == | == Problem == | ||
− | Mary is about to pay for five items at the grocery store. The prices of the items are <math>7.99</math> | + | Mary is about to pay for five items at the grocery store. The prices of the items are <math>$ </math>7.99<math>, </math>$ <math>4.99</math>, <math>$ </math>2.99<math>, </math>$ <math>1.99</math>, and <math>$ </math>0.99<math>. Mary will pay with a twenty-dollar bill. Which of the following is closest to the percentage of the </math>$ <math>20.00</math> that she will receive in change? |
+ | <math> | ||
+ | \text {(A) } 5 \qquad \text {(B) } 10 \qquad \text {(C) } 15 \qquad \text {(D) } 20 \qquad \text {(E) } 25 | ||
</math> | </math> | ||
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== Solution == | == Solution == | ||
− | The total price of the items is < | + | The total price of the items is <math>(8-.01)+(5-.01)+(3-.01)+(2-.01)+(1-.01)=19-.05=18.95</math> |
− | < | + | <math>20-18.95=1.05</math> |
− | < | + | <math>\frac{1.05}{20}=.0525 \Rightarrow \text{(A)}</math> |
== See also == | == See also == | ||
{{AMC12 box|year=2006|ab=B|num-b=3|num-a=5}} | {{AMC12 box|year=2006|ab=B|num-b=3|num-a=5}} | ||
{{MAA Notice}} | {{MAA Notice}} |
Revision as of 19:58, 26 July 2013
Problem
Mary is about to pay for five items at the grocery store. The prices of the items are 7.99$ , 2.99$ , and 0.99$ that she will receive in change?
Solution
The total price of the items is
See also
2006 AMC 12B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
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Followed by Problem 5 |
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