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Revision as of 13:47, 27 November 2013
Problem
Eight friends ate at a restaurant and agreed to share the bill equally. Because Judi forgot her money, each of her seven friends paid an extra $2.50 to cover her portion of the total bill. What was the total bill?
$\textbf{(A)}\ $120\qquad\textbf{(B)}\ $128\qquad\textbf{(C)}\ $140\qquad\textbf{(D)}\ $144\qquad\textbf{(E)}\ $160$ (Error compiling LaTeX. ! Missing $ inserted.)
Solution
Each of her seven friends paid to cover Judi's portion. Therefore, Judi's portion must be . Since Judi was supposed to pay of the total bill, the total bill must be .
See Also
2013 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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