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# Mary is about to pay for five items at the grocery store. The prices

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Mary is about to pay for five items at the grocery store. The prices of the items are 7.99, 4.99, 2.99, 1.99, and 0.99. Mary will pay with a twenty-dollar bill. Which of the following is closest to the percentage of the 20.00 that she will receive in change?

(A) 5
(B) 10
(C) 15
(D) 20
(E) 25

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26 Mar 2019, 05:31
She will receive 1\$ and 5 cents on 20\$. 1\$ is 5% of 20. So option A

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26 Mar 2019, 11:19
Bunuel wrote:
Mary is about to pay for five items at the grocery store. The prices of the items are 7.99, 4.99, 2.99, 1.99, and 0.99. Mary will pay with a twenty-dollar bill. Which of the following is closest to the percentage of the 20.00 that she will receive in change?

(A) 5
(B) 10
(C) 15
(D) 20
(E) 25

total ~ 19
so 1/20 ; 5%
IMO A
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