Buns cost 40p each. Cakes cost 55p each. I spend exactly £4.35 on buns and cakes. How many of each did I buy?
- CaraLv 73 months agoFavorite Answer
4 buns (£1.60) and 5 cakes (£2.75) (= £4.35). I did it in what your teachers would call the "wrong" way, so I couldn't possibly tell you how!
Edit: I don't know why I've got thumbs down, unless your teachers are on this site. And my answer is obviously correct.
- PDLv 63 months ago
Can't answer. Don't know the tax rate.
- 3 months ago
U BOUGHT 7 CAKES, ONE BUN AND GAVE THE SELLER 10p TIP
- Mr. PLv 73 months ago
Well you know the answer is less than 10 buns, so start at half that and divide the answer into the cost of buns.
If you can spot a trend then follow it.
5 buns = 5x 40 = £2.00 leaving 235p for cakes 235/55 = 4.27 so that cannot be correct, so try it for 4 buns or 6.