Stephen went to the bank to cash a check. By mistake, the teller gave him dollars instead of cents and cents instead of dollars, which he didn't notice. On the way out, Stephen spent a nickel at a gum machine. When Stephen returned home, he found he had exactly twice the amount of the check.
Determine the exact amount of the check Stephen cashed at the bank.
The exact amount of the check: 31$ 63c
By mistake, the teller gave him 63$ 31c
Spending a nickel at a "gum machine "(bad conotation!) Stephan had exactly twice the amount of the check
i.e. 63$ 26c.
Needless to guess,- he went back to the bank