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Author:  Sulikhan [ Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:37 pm ]
Post subject:  maths problem (paper 9 ) examplus

Jim asks his family if he can do any jobs for them to earn money.His father agrees to a pay £5 week for Jim to washi his car.
His mother agrees to pay £2 once every 2 days for Jim to do the bins.His grandmother says she will pay £1 for him to do shopping every 4 days.his grandfatherask jim to fetch his newspaper daily for50p per day.
what is maximum amount for Jim can earn in one day?
Answetr = £18.50

Author:  Guest55 [ Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:31 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: maths problem (paper 9 ) examplus

The answer is wrong - its £8.50

Author:  solimum [ Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:46 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: maths problem (paper 9 ) examplus

Perhaps they missed out the £10 Jim can earn by doing his younger brother's maths homework!

Author:  ToadMum [ Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:58 am ]
Post subject:  Re: maths problem (paper 9 ) examplus

solimum wrote:
Perhaps they missed out the £10 Jim can earn by doing his younger brother's maths homework!


:lol:

Author:  Surferfish [ Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:57 am ]
Post subject:  Re: maths problem (paper 9 ) examplus

I would have said the answer was £2.46.
(5/7 + 2/2 +1/4 + 0.5)

I suppose he could RECEIVE £8.50 in one day if they all paid him on the same day, but I wouldn't say that he EARNED that amount in one day.

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