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April 20th, 2019, 12:18 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Jan 2012 Posts: 745 Thanks: 7  Calculate the amount money and month
A business woman saves N 15 000 each month from her monthly income of N 172 000 to be able to buy a plot of land at the cost N 250 000. a) Calculate the number of months it will take the woman to save enough money to buy the plot.a) to get the number of months it took the woman to save enough money: (N 25 000)/(N 15 000) 162/3 months Is it advisable to just call it 17 months because how can one explain 162/3 months?Which is correct? Last edited by Chikis; April 20th, 2019 at 12:24 PM. 
April 20th, 2019, 01:18 PM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 14,597 Thanks: 1038  Quote:
May I suggest that you STOP using "N ?? ???" to represent money. Simply use (using above) 15,000, 172,000 and 250,000.  

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