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− | The three prices round to <math> \textdollar 2 </math>, <math> \textdollar 5 </math>, and <math> \textdollar 10 </math>, which | + | The three prices round to <math> \textdollar 2 </math>, <math> \textdollar 5 </math>, and <math> \textdollar 10 </math>, which have a sum of <math> \boxed{\textbf{(D)}\ 17} </math>. |
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+ | We know that there will not be a rounding error, as the total amount rounded is clearly less than <math> \textdollar 0.50 </math>. | ||
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Latest revision as of 12:14, 18 March 2020
Problem
Mindy made three purchases for dollars, dollars, and dollars. What was her total, to the nearest dollar?
Solution
The three prices round to , , and , which have a sum of .
We know that there will not be a rounding error, as the total amount rounded is clearly less than .
See Also
2006 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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