Sheet # 201 Critical Thinking
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1) Kevin, Nick and Jason wanted to buy a remote control car. Nick's dad said he would double the money that each boy contributed to the cost of the car. Kevin had $39.63, Nick had $20.50, and Jason had $19.04. How much money did Nick's dad contribute?
2) There are two cousins, Bob and Jack. If Bob is 26 and he is twice as old as Jack, how old is Jack?
Answers for sheet # 201
1) 2 ( 39.63 + 20.50 + 19.04) =
79.26 + 41 + 38.08 = $158.34
Nicks dad contributed $158.34
2) Jack's age = y; Bob's age = 26
2y = 26
y = 13; Jack is 13 years old