I am having trouble in my new math course understanding what is going on. i do not know where to start on this problem i attached
Hello, ihavvaquestion!
This more of a math puzzle then a "real" math problem.
Someone spilled ink on a bill for 36 sweatshirts.
The result looked like the following.
There is one digit missing in front of the 8 and one digit missing after the 9.
The cost per shirt was not a frational part of a penny.
How much did each sweatshirt cost?
Find all possible costs per sweatshirt.
. .
Since the Total is a multiple of 4, it must end in a two-digit number divisible by 4.
. . There are two choices: .
Since the Total is a multiple of 9, the sum of its digits must be a multiple of 9.
If the Total is , the Total must be
. . Then: .
If the Total is , the Total must be
. . Then: .
Therefore, the unit price is either: .