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+ | Since he pays <math>\dfrac{2}{3}</math> the price for every second balloon, the price for two balloons is <math>\dfrac{5}{3}</math>. Thus, if he had enough money to buy <math>30</math> balloons before, he now has enough to buy <math>30 \cdot \dfrac{2}{\dfrac{5}{3}} = 30 \cdot \dfrac{6}{5} = \fbox{D) 36}</math>. | ||
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Problem 6
Orvin went to the store with just enough money to buy balloons. When he arrived, he discovered that the store had a special sale on balloons: buy balloon at the regular price and get a second at off the regular price. What is the greatest number of balloons Orvin could buy?
Solution
Solution
Since he pays the price for every second balloon, the price for two balloons is . Thus, if he had enough money to buy balloons before, he now has enough to buy .
See Also
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