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Pricing Notebooks


John and his twin brothers each bought three identical notebooks when school started in August. John paid for the notebooks with a $10.00 bill. He received under $0.50 in change, all in nickels. No sales tax was charged. What was the price paid for one notebook?

(Source: Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, Jan-Mar 1995)



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