# Sarin’s family and The Great Singapore Sale Part 5 (Math Question)

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You can read the posting on Sarin learns Average Number, Percentage and Charting in school (Math Concept) to understand about Percentage.

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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ444

During the Great Singapore sale, Fatimah’s spent 35% of her money on a blouse and 25% of her money on two shirts. She had \$32 left after buying these items. What was the cost of one shirt?

Solution:

The percentage of money left = 100% – 35% – 25% = 40%

40% ==> \$32

1% ==> \$0.80

There are 25% of her money go to 2 shirts

12.5% ==> 12.5 × 0.80 = \$10

The cost of a shirt is \$10