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Mrs Thom, who lives in South Africa, went on a trip to the USA. Her son added R600,00 to her spending money, which she exchanged for USD at OR Tambo International Airport before she left South Africa. When Mrs Thom returned to South Africa she had US$219,99 left of all her spending money.

RAND/US DOLLAR EXCHANGE RATE TABLE

COUNTRY CURRENCY CODE BBR BSR
USA USD 13.25 13.57

Calculate the amount in USD that Mrs Thom received when she exchanged the R600,00.

NOTE: Round off your answer to TWO decimal places.

Show ALL the steps of your calculation.

Calculate the amount in rand Mrs Thom received when she exchanged the US$219,99 in South Africa.

NOTE: Round off your answer to TWO decimal places.

Show ALL the steps of your calculation.

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(a) R600,00 (÷) 13,57= USD44,22

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USD44,22 

 $44,22

(b) USD219,99 (x ) 13,25 = ZAR2 914,87

OR

ZAR2 914,87

R2 914,87

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