# The Stolen Money

A man walks into a store and steals a \$100 bill. 5 minutes later, he returns to the store and buys stuff worth \$70. He pays with the bill that he had stolen, so the owner of the store returns him \$30. How many dollars did the store owner lose?

Result

x =  100 USD

#### Solution:

Leave us a comment of example and its solution (i.e. if it is still somewhat unclear...):

Dr Math
The answer is \$100 because that’s the only money that was stolen.

1 year ago  4 Likes
Dr Math
or slight less than \$100, because non-realised profit is not stolen. loss is less \$100, depending on profit on stolen goods

## Next similar examples:

1. Ophelia
Ophelia recorded the temperature of a cold store every two hours. 1. At 6am it was -4°C and at 8am it was -1°C. By how much did the temperature rise? 2. The temperature went up by 5°C in the next two hours. .What was the temperature at 10am?
Combine like terms 4c+c-7c
3. Crocuses
The garden grow daffodils, crocuses and roses. 1400 daffodils, crocuses is 462 more and roses is 156 more than crocuses. How many are all the flowers in the garden?
4. David number
Jana and David train the addition of the decimal numbers so that each of them will write a single number and these two numbers then add up. The last example was 11.11. David's number had the same number of digits before the decimal point, the Jane's number
5. Brackets
Place one pair of brackets in expression 20-16 + 10 - 4 - 2 so that the result will be 0.
6. Simplify 3
Simplify mixed numerals expression: 8 1/4- 3 2/5 - (2 1/3 - 1/4) Show your solution.
7. Laboratory
Mang Elio went to his laboratory at 7:00am And recorded that the temperature was 11.07°C. At lunchtime, the temperature rose by 27.9°C but dropped by 8.05°C at 5:00 PM. What was the temperature at 5:00 PM?
8. Regrouping
Subtract mixed number with regrouping: 11 17/20- 6 19/20
Pupils doing research which a winter sport do their classmates most popular. They found that 2/5 of classmates would most like to play hockey, skate prefer 2/9 pupils, 3/10 students prefer skiing and 1/15 classmates don't like any winter sport. What pro
10. Cupcakes
In a bowl was some cupcakes. Janka ate one third and Danka ate one quarter of cupcakes. a) How many of cookies ate together? b) How many cookies remain in a bowl? Write the results as a decimal number and in notepad also as a fraction.
11. Table 3x3
Table with numbers 3x3 in the first row 66,24,33 in the second row 57,? 19 in the third row 18,45,60 What number comes ar mark ?. Maybe the numbers: 22,46,45,47
12. Tickets 3
A total of 645 tickets were sold for the school play. They were either adult tickets or student tickets. There were 55 fewer student tickets sold than adult tickets. How many adult tickets were sold?
13. Equation 11
Solve equation: ?
14. Mixed numbers
Rewrite mixed numbers so the fractions have the same denominator: 5 1/5 - 2 2/3
15. Florist's
The florist got 72 white and 90 red roses. How many bouquets can bind from all these roses when each bouquets should have the same number of white and red roses?
16. Evaluate expression 2
Evaluate expression with negatives: (-3)+4+(-8)+(-6)+4+(-1)
17. The lowest
The lowest temperature on Thursday was 20°C. The lowest temperature on Saturday was 12°C. What was the difference between the lowest temperatures?