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Daddy Warbucks' cash 
20060222 

From Grace: Daddy Warbucks always carries a specific number of $100 and $500 bills for impulse purchases and $1 bills for tips. If he has 500 bills in his briefcase and they total $50,000, how many bills of each denomination does he carry? Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Arithmitic sequence 
20030201 

From A student: I am having problems solving this arithmetic sequence... 1, 5, 10, ___, 50, 1.00, ___, 10.00, ... I believe the answers to be 25 and 5.00 but I can't figure why. Answered by Claude Tardif. 





An unbelievable story 
20000117 

From Melissa: good morningi am taking a course "math for elementary teachers" and i have a take home problem that i really need help on. here is the question the million dollar problem a recent item in the newspaper described a robbery in which the robber had held up a local bank for 1 million dollars in small bills, had the tellers put the money in a briefcase which he gave them, and fled the scene on foot. is this story believable? explain your answer! Answered by Harley Weston. 





Dollar Bills 
19990927 

From NRQT: Why are 1999 American dollar bills worth more than 1997 American dollars bills? This has to be put into a mathematical problem??? Answered by Penny Nom and Claude Tardif. 


