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- I like to play hockey. Food that is not good for me I still eat all the time, doritos and goldfish. I think it is cool when you watch Monday Night Football and the players give respect to their high school instead of college. WOW, that is the type of high school Norton should be, so amazing you want to mention how great it is whenever you can.

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Your parents don't like you, so they're deciding to go out to a movie without you. At the movie's concession stand there are Doritos chips and Take5 candy bars. Each bag of Doritos cost $3 and every Take5 is $5. If your parents bought 10 items and spent $38, how many Doritos and Take5s did they buy without you?

Stan and 10 of his friends go to the movies to see 2012. Tickets for boys cost $6 and tickets for girls cost $8. If the total cost of tickets was $78, then how many boys and how many girls were in the group?

Your school is having a fundraiser. They are selling Oreo and Chips Ahoy cookies. Oreos are $7 per package, and Chips Ahoy are $6 per package. The school made $330 total, and sold a total of 50 packages of cookies. How many packages of each type of cookie did the school sell?

The Duggar family decides they want to go pick out pumpkins for Halloween. Small pumpkins cost $5, while large pumpkins cost $9.50. The family bought 20 pumpkins (one for each of the kids and parents). Their total at the register came to $163.00. How many of each pumpkin did they buy?

The train tickets are different costs for different age groups. For people 8 and up the train costs $1.75. For people 7 and under the cost is $0.50. If the total cost was $9.75 and 7 people got on the train then how any of each age group were on the train?

The Smith family decides to go to the Canobie Lake Park. The adult tickets cost $50.25 and the kids' tickets cost $44.25. Their total cost was $321.75. How many kids are in the Smith family?

You are at the movies with your friends and you want to buy snacks. Sodas are $5 and Pretzels are $6. You buy 7 items and spend a total of $37. How much of each item did you buy?

Emily is taking her 6 friends to see Wicked on Broadway for her 13th birthday party, a week after her actual birthday. If tickets for kids 12 and under cost $250, and anyone over 13 costs $500. While babies 3 weeks and under are free. If Emily's friends are all ages 12and 13 and Emily spends a total of $3000, how many of Emily's friends are 12 and how many are 13?

You and 6 of your friends are going to watch a movie, making a total of 7 people watching the movie. Movie tickets for ages 13 & under are $8 and tickets for ages 14 & over are $10. If the total for all 7 tickets is $66, how many people are 13 & under and how many are 14 & over?

***sorry i don't know why it says rachinha instead of rachel. f

For school, you need pencils and pens. Pens are $1.75, and pencils are $1.00. You buy 7 items and spend $9.25. How many pens and how many pencils did you buy?

Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and some other Gryffindors are planning an after-party for the next quiddich game. After polling her fellow Gryffindors, Hermione has learned that they like Chocolate Frogs and Bertie Bott's Every Flavored Beans. When Ron went to the store, he saw that the Frogs were 1 Galleon each (or $4.93) and the boxes of Beans were 12 Sickles and 2 Knuts($3.50). If he bought 10 things for $43.58, how many of each type did he purchase?

I had too much fun with this. No, those are not the in-book prices for the candies, but I did convert the Wizard Currency to Muggle Currency using a defined system.

You are at the mall with your 4 friends. You go into American Eagle and find that jeans are $50 and shirts are on sale for $10.50 The friends bought a total of 15 items for $552.50. How many shirts and jeans did the 5 friends buy from American eagle?

Hey Guys Guess What! I remembered my username and password.

Anthony, who is a rich millionaire at only 14, is bringing 30 of his closest friends on a cruise around the world. They are staying in state of the art ocean-view suites with a kajillion accomodations.$20000 the cost of a ticket for a girl, and $25000 is the cost for a boy. Anthony spends all together $675000. How many guys and how many gals are going on the super-insane cruise?

On a side note I would like to comment on other comments I have read:

Connor-NICE, VERY AMUSING!!! I love HArry potter too

Also, for those who know Gale (Sugar) you will appreciate Smack's ticket problem on the other page....................

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