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Upper primary school mathematics question UPQ585
Sarin’s mother bought some number of liquid soaps at an average price of $11 from the Kluang Mall. If she were to buy another liquid soap which cost $37, the average price would then become $13. How many numbers of liquid soaps did she buy?
The math model,
The original average price = $11
The final average price = $13
The difference = 13 – 11 = $2
The added liquid soap to be $13 (The average number)
The remaining dollars = 37 – 13 = $24
The number of liquid soaps she buy = 24 ÷ 2 = 12