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# Sweet Shop Treats

Annabel, Cara, Graham, Jordy, and Maddy went to Sally's Sweet Shop for a treat.

Menu:

Ice-cream Sundae $2.65

Double-scoop Cone $2.10

Chocolate Fudge Cake $2.40

Juice Float $1.00

Chocolate Candy Animal $1.25

Ice-cream Soda $2.25

Each person got something different and each gave the cashier $3.00. Every item on the menu was purchased by someone in the group.

Annabel got back 3 quarters, 1 dime, and 1 nickel in change.

Graham got back the least amount of change.

Cara got back 40¢ more than Graham.

Jordy is the only one who bought 2 items. He still got back 3 quarters in change.

Which sweet treats did each person buy?

(Note: a quarter is worth $0.25, a dime is worth $0.10, and a nickel is worth $0.05.)

Menu:

Ice-cream Sundae $2.65

Double-scoop Cone $2.10

Chocolate Fudge Cake $2.40

Juice Float $1.00

Chocolate Candy Animal $1.25

Ice-cream Soda $2.25

Each person got something different and each gave the cashier $3.00. Every item on the menu was purchased by someone in the group.

Annabel got back 3 quarters, 1 dime, and 1 nickel in change.

Graham got back the least amount of change.

Cara got back 40¢ more than Graham.

Jordy is the only one who bought 2 items. He still got back 3 quarters in change.

Which sweet treats did each person buy?

(Note: a quarter is worth $0.25, a dime is worth $0.10, and a nickel is worth $0.05.)

### Hint

Find the correct change from $3.00 for each of the items. Then make a chart to eliminate the impossibilities.### Answer

Annabel bought the double-scoop cone.Cara bought the ice-cream soda.

Graham bought the ice-cream sundae.

Jordy bought the juice float and chocolate candy animal.

Maddy bought the chocolate fudge cake.

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This was so much fun!! I loved it, thanx!

this is so fun ta

That was fun. I love ice cream floats

Fun but easy! I think the hint was a bit extreme, i.e. you shouldn't need to go to the extent of making a chart.

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Another parochial teaser intended for those familiar with slang terms for American currency!

The "calculation" is so simple that this is probably best categorized a logic(-grid).

Not a math teaser. The math is incidental to the teaser.

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