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2014 October

Approximately right or exactly wrong?

October 8th, 2014

At the shop I was charged £44.75 for three weeks of newspapers. The paper costs £10 per week. Delivery was an additional £3.15 per week. A rough calculation £13 x 3 = £39 shows £44.75 is wrong. The assistant couldn’t understand this. After all “the computer gives me the sum you must pay”. Is this […]

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