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October 4th, 2015, 08:03 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2015 From: Florida Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Tricky Problem.. Help
You enter your local bank to cash a cheque. As usual there is a long queue, and only 1 of 5 cashiers is serving. By the time you get to the cashier you're fed up with waiting and he is in a total mess. In fact he is in such a state that he gives you pounds for pence shown on the cheque and pence for pounds. Noticing this, you quickly rush off and spend 23 pence. Counting your cash you find that you have exactly twice the amount of your original cheque. How much was the cheque for? 
October 4th, 2015, 10:24 AM  #2 
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£25.51

October 4th, 2015, 06:29 PM  #3 
Newbie Joined: Oct 2015 From: Florida Posts: 2 Thanks: 0 
Can you help me by explaining why?


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