







How much money do I make per sq ft? 
20170328 

jackie pose la question : If I make $12.00 per hour and I cover 750 sq ft in one hour, how much money do I make per sq ft? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Division and units 
20150908 

Kenneth pose la question : Hello:
Would there be a reason to divide a number without units by another number with units?
Here is an example:
35 divided by $5.00 or 35/$5.00
The answer cannot have units ($) because $5 X 7 does not equal 35 but instead $35.00.
$35.00 divided by 5 or ($35.00/5) and $35 divided by $5.00 or ($35.00/$5.00) make more sense.
I thank you for your reply. Robert Dawson lui répond. 





Express 13 mills as a decimal part of $1.00. 
20090313 

Kenneth pose la question : Hello:
I read the following in an old business mathematics textbook:
"Express 13 mills as a decimal part of $1.00."
I can determine the answer as follows: There are 1000 mills in or per
$1.00. 13 mills divided by 1000 mills/$1.00 equals $0.013, the answer.
My question is as follows: What does "...as a decimal part of $1.00"
indicate or represent from "Express 13 mills as a decimal part of
$1.00."?
Is (a decimal part of $1.00) any decimal less than $1.00 with the decimal having a dollar sign
before it.
I thank you for your reply. Harley Weston lui répond. 





Divide $100.00 between two friends 
20080831 

anna pose la question : divide $100.00 between two friends, so that one has $5.50 more than the other Penny Nom lui répond. 





Converting dollars to gallons 
20070612 

Cynthia pose la question : How do I solve this problem?
If a family uses .20 per 100 gallon of water. How many gallons would
$10.00 cost, divided amoung 3 people?
Thanks, Cynthia Stephen La Rocque lui répond. 





Express the answer in dollars 
20050103 

Abraham pose la question : My question on this question is if I wrote just 5280 because they say they want it in dollars, is that correct or is the only answer, 5279.61 as their answer key says? How should I have known to give it with cents? Should I give myself full credit? Harley Weston lui répond. 





Division with and without units 
20040917 

Kenneth pose la question : What does it indicate when the divisor has units (dollars) but not the dividend, as in 500/$10.00 or 500 is divided by $10.00?
Are the units understood to be there? Does 500/$10.00 make sense? Penny Nom lui répond. 





Where is the other $1? 
20010605 

Samantha pose la question : 3 people go to a motel. The room is $30. They split it $10 each. While in the room the Mgr. tells the clerk the room was only $25, so he gives her $5 to take back to the 3 people. On the way she cant decide how to split the $5 between the three people so she puts $2 in her pocket and gives them $1 each.....Therefore, the room now only cost the three people $9 each, which is $27 plus the $2 the clerk pocketed,making a total of $29.....Where is the other $1? Leeanne Boehm lui répond. 





A dollar, quarter, dime, nickle and penny 
20010107 

Sarah pose la question : Arnold has a dollar coin, one dime, one quarter, one nickel, and a penny. The number of different sums of money that can be formed using three coins is... Penny Nom lui répond. 





Change for a dollar 
20000216 

Rachelle pose la question : What is the least positive number of coins that is impossible to give out change for a dollar? It is higher than 50 i know and you can us dimes, nickels, pennies, quarters, 50 cent pieaces and silver dollars. Claude Tardif lui répond. 





Dollar Bills 
19990927 

NRQT pose la question : Why are 1999 American dollar bills worth more than 1997 American dollars bills? This has to be put into a mathematical problem??? Penny Nom and Claude Tardif lui répond. 





The Bellhop Problem 
19990829 

Gerard O'Neill pose la question : Three fellows going to a Math Conference book into a motel. "That will be $30.00" says the bellhop. Each fellow gives $10.00 and they go off to their room. The manager enters and says "That was a $25.00 room. Go and give them $5.00 back." The bellhop heads off but thinks....."how am I going to split $5.00 between 3 fellows? Hey I will keep two dollars and give each guy a dollar." He does just that.......each fellow now paid $9.00 and the bellhop kept two. 3 X 9= 27 plus the bellhops two = $29.00 Where is the missing dollar? Harley Weston lui répond. 





French Francs 
19981001 

Richie Franklin pose la question : 1.what did one dollar equal in France francs ten years ago, twenty years ago, and fifty years ago? Chris Fisher lui répond. 

