## Dollar Dealing

Hector says to Larissa, “If you give me $2, we will have an equal amount of money.” Larissa responds, “That’s true, but on the other hand if you give me $2, I will have twice as much money as you.”

Hector says to Larissa, “If you give me $2, we will have an equal amount of money.” Larissa responds, “That’s true, but on the other hand if you give me $2, I will have twice as much money as you.”

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Hector had $10, Larissa had $14.

Sorry Rex, sometimes posts with dollar signs in them get caught in the blog’s spam filters. I’d love to hear how you got started figuring that out — maybe some of the students who weren’t sure what to make of the story would learn from reading your ideas!