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Here is the conversation I am having with my 13 yr old British step-daughter (SD) , who, by the way, has been to America.

SD- “what is a dime?”

Me- ” You know, what is it?”

SD- “5p…no, 2 cent…???”

Me- “Whats a quarter then?”

SD- “15… 5”

Me- “What is a quarter of a dollar?”

SD- “less then half”

Me- “No, what is a quarter of a dollar… what percent is it?”

SD- “14%….no 25%”

Me-“So what is a quarter then?”

SD- “25 cent”

Me- ” so a nickle is 5 cents, a dime is 10cents and a quarter is?”

SD- “14%”


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