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Joe has j dollars. Jack has 88% as much money as Joe has, which can be expressed as 0.88j. Joanne has 20% less money than Joe has. Which of the following expressions represents the amount of money that Joanne has in a way that makes it easiest to compare the three amounts of money?

A

0.2j

B

20j

C

0.4j + 0.4j

D

–0.2j

E

0.8j

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  • 8 years ago
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    I choose

    E

    0.8j

    because then

    Joe = j

    Jack = 0.88j

    and Joanne = 0.8j

    al are in terms of j and compare directly

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