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    Wrong Total (receipt reading skills)

    Hello everyone!
    Your task is to read through the receipt and the short dialogue. Then answer the questions. Good luck!(:-? Question 3 refers to the symbol, written in red, right next to the word 'product')

    The Cheap House

    657 West 57th Street

    L.A 1004













    Tax (8.25%)









    Pair of socks






    Product  #




    (bargain: buy 1 get 1 free)










    $3.00 each









    Thank You for Shopping with Us!

    Cashier: $73.07, please.

    Keith: What? That’s impossible. Show me the receipt!

    Cashier: Here it is.

    Keith: Look! The price on the shirt is $17. The receipt says $27.

    Cashier: Oh yes, you’re right. The receipt is wrong. I'm sorry.

    Keith: And what is the $5.57 for?

    Cashier: That’s the tax Sir.

    Keith: Alright. Fine.


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    7. Can't you see any other mistakes on the receipt?

    8. When did Keith go shopping?

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