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**angeleyes01****Member**- Registered: 2006-01-21
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ONE HUNDRED

A MONKEY

TON

500/5

100x5

CENTURY

300

MILLENNIUM

HOW MANY HUNDREDS ARE THERE?

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Lots!

ONE HUNDRED = 100

A MONKEY = Slang for $500 = 5 × 100

TON = Slang for 100 mph = 100

500/5 = 100

100x5 = 5 × 100

CENTURY = 100

300 = 3 × 100

MILLENNIUM = 10 × 100

But you can also look at the Roman Numerals in the words.

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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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TON = Slang for 100 mph = 100

Isn't a ton 2000 pounds? 20 hundreds?

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**angeleyes01****Member**- Registered: 2006-01-21
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That's what i thought.But i got the answer it was 75 .

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**Monox D. I-Fly****Member**- Registered: 2015-12-02
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MathsIsFun wrote:

A MONKEY = Slang for $500 = 5 × 100

I am curious as to what this one was derived from. Coincidentally, 500 IDR (currency in my country) money once also used the picture of a primate, though this one was an orangutan.

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