# Math - Currency Exchange

by Emone Vinson
(Houston, Tx)

When traveling to other countries, you often have to exchange U.S. dollars for the currency in another country. A few years ago, Paula traveled to London. At the time, 1 pound was equal to 1.44 dollars if p represents the number of pounds Paula spent on her vacation and d represents the number of dollars, which equation can be used to find how many dollars Paula spent?
F. d = 1.44 + p
G. p = 1.44 = d
h. p = 1.44d
j. d = 1.44p

### Comments for Math - Currency Exchange

 Dec 29, 2011 Currency Exchange by: Staff Question: by Emone Vinson (Houston, Tx) When traveling to other countries, you often have to exchange U.S. dollars for the currency in another country. A few years ago, Paula traveled to London. At the time, 1 pound was equal to 1.44 dollars if p represents the number of pounds Paula spent on her vacation and d represents the number of dollars, which equation can be used to find how many dollars Paula spent? F. d = 1.44 + p G. p = 1.44 = d h. p = 1.44d j. d = 1.44p Answer: For every pound Paula spent, she spent the equivalent of 1.44 US Dollars. Therefore, the final answer is: choice j, d = 1.44p Thanks for writing. Staff www.solving-math-problems.com