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# Chocolate Profit

Mad Ade went into his local corner shop to buy a chocolate bar. He paid 50 pence for the bar, and to his delight and astonishment, got back four times the change to which he was entitled. He noted that this was equivalent to twice the amount he had given the shop keeper. What was Mad Ade's total profit?

### Answer

Mad Ade's profit was £1.50He gave the shop keeper £1.00 and got back £2.00 in change.

His profit so far is £1.00. But he also got a chocolate bar valued at 50p.

So his total profit is £1.50

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