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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

budgie buying - By Fine

Alison goes to the pet shop to buy a pet with her birthday money. Her mother reminds her that she has $ 70 to spend in total. The shopkeeper always round the total purchase to the nearest 5c. Alison decides to buy a blue budgie. She then look around at the accessories she might need for her budgie.


Cage 1 - $ 30.00
Cage 2 -$ 40.50
Cage 3 - $ 45.00
Blue budgie - $ 10
Bell - $ 3.20
Seeds - $ 3.40
Mirror - $ 3.10
Millet - $ 1.80
Seed catcher - $ 6.50
Seed dispenser - 3.50
Water dispenser- $ 4.20
Cage cover - $ 5.70
Perch - $3.70
Ladder - $4.80
Cuttlefish - 2.50

Alison chooses the cheapest cage, two packets of seed, and 500 grams of millet. How much does she pay altogether for these items and her new budgie?
How much of her $ 70 has she got left?


Cage 1 - $ 30.00
Seeds - $ 6.80
500 grams of Millet - $ 1.25
                                                                          = $ 11.05
     
                                                           $70.00    
- $11.05
$59.00


The next week, The pet shop has a sale. Everything is half price. Alison decides to buy a mirror, a water dispenser, and a seed dispenser. How much does Alison pay altogether for these three items? She then decides to buy a seed catcher and a cage cover. How much does she pay altogether for these two items? How much has she got left from her $70.


Mirror - $ 2.55
Water dispenser- $ 2.10
Seed dispenser - $ 2.50
Seed catcher - $ 3.25
Cage cover - $  2.53
=12.73


-$59.00
$12.73
45.37


Alison visits the pet shop two days later to buy an extra perch at sale price . If she gives the shopkeeper $10, What change does she got back?
Perch - 2.53 / She got back $ 8.53
                            
If Alison buys a bell, a ladder, and a cuttlefish ( all still on sale), does she have enough money left to buy another packet of seeds?


Bell - $ 3.20
Ladder - $4.80
Cuttlefish - 2.50
=    10.50


$45.37
$2.53
$43.24


$43.24
$10.50

33.34

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