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Dollars and Cents II (Posted on 2012-12-19) Difficulty: 2 of 5
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.

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Solution re: No brute force solution | Comment 3 of 5 |
(In reply to No brute force solution by Jer)

M I N E  Was No brute force solution :

from 199y+x-5=200x+2y

follows ( 5+199x)/98= 196 x +(3x+5)/98


x=31 &    y=63






  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2012-12-19 15:23:02
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