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There is a clothing store in Shelbyville. The owner has devised her own method of pricing items. A vest costs $20, socks cost $25, a tie costs $15 and a blouse costs $30. Using the method, how much would a pair of underwear cost?

$45

The pricing method consists of charging $5 for each letter required to spell the item.

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Weekly Mind Bender

Based on this example, solve the puzzles below:

Example: 12 = M_ _ _ _ _ IN A Y _ _ _
Answer: 12 = MONTHS IN A YEAR

Try these:

26 = L_ _ _ _ _ _ IN THE A_ _ _ _ _ _ _

360 = D_ _ _ _ _ _ IN A C_ _ _ _ _

88 = P_ _ _ _ K_ _ _

7 = W_ _ _ _ _ _ OF THE W_ _ _ _

1000 = W_ _ _ _ T_ _ _ A P_ _ _ _ _ _ IS W_ _ _ _

26 = LETTERS IN THE ALPHABET

360 = DEGREES IN A CIRCLE

88 = PIANO KEYS

7 = WONDERS OF THE WORLD

1000 = WORDS THAT A PICTURE IS WORTH

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John, Robert and Amy are members of a club that has a treasurer, a secretary and a president.  The treasurer, who has the least amount of work, has no siblings.  John, who dates Amy’s sister, does more than the president of the club.

What are their jobs?

John = secretary

Amy = president

Robert = treasurer