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Which five coins did they get?

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A French couple celebrates their 50th anniversary with a trip to Florida. One night they buy a bottle of wine that, even by French standards, is premium. They buy it with 130 Euros, and the exchange rate that day is 1.35 dollars per Euro. The restaurant charges a 3 percentage-point premium to exchange currencies. The wine was priced at $171.22 American, and the couple got five American coins back as change.

Which five coins did they get?

posted Apr 7, 2015 by Pardeep Kohli

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2 Solutions

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1 5$ coin
1 2$ coin
2 1$ coin
1 0. 5$ coin

solution Apr 8, 2015 by Sreejith Pottathil
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euro 130 = 130 x (1.35-0.03) = 171.60 usd
wine price 171.22 usd; change= 38 cents
1 coin 25 cents
1 coin 10 cents
3 coins 1 cent

solution Oct 15, 2015 by Parlin Simanjuntak



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