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Dollar Puzzle: $9909


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#1 TheAlexanderJohn

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 10:20 AM

Nine thousand, nine hundred and nine dollars is written as $9909.

How should twelve thousand, twelve hundred and twelve dollars be written?


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#2 DeGe

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 10:56 AM

Haha... While doing engineering, we used to ask the first year new comers to do a similar thing (using 11 thousand, 11hundred and 11).


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#3 dgreening

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 03:31 PM

Good one

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#4 TheAlexanderJohn

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 05:47 PM

Good one

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Sorry, no.


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#5 plainglazed

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Posted 17 October 2013 - 05:52 PM

Spoiler for an answer that's probably way off base


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Posted 17 October 2013 - 10:55 PM

Spoiler for answer


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Posted 18 October 2013 - 03:14 AM

Spoiler for lots of ways


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#8 bonanova

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Posted 18 October 2013 - 10:25 AM

Spoiler for If I were writing a check for that amount


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