Basic College Mathematics (9th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Decimals - 4.4 Multiplying Decimal Numbers - 4.4 Exercises: 53

Answer

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Work Step by Step

Subtract the cost of the goods from the amount paid to find the change received. amt pd$\ \ \ \ $cost of rope$\ \ \ \ $cost of wire $\overbrace{(5)(3)} - \overbrace{(16.5)(0.47)} - \overbrace{(3)(1.05)}$ = $15 - 7.755 - 3.15$ = $4.095$ *Note - since this problem is working with money, round the result of to the nearest cent.
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