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 Sunday, January 24, 2021
 Page 2; Household Math stories continued... (0 Comments) How much are you really saving to be there for that sale? This is a true situation at our house. My wife drives a Dodge Ram, it gets 12 mpg (miles per gallon). Gas in our area is \$2.45 per gallon. The mall is 18 miles each away. If she cuts back and only goes to the mall once a week, instead of twice a week, how much would she save in one year? (\$7.53, \$7.35, \$8.35, or \$382.20)  (0 Comments) Joan owes Visa \$2,500. The credit card company has an interest rate of 19.6% APR. The company requires a minimum payment of 2% of the unpaid balance, rounded to the nearest dollar. Joan makes no additional purchases with this credit card and makes only one minimum payment monthly. How long will it take her to pay off \$500 on the \$2,500 balance? (16 months, 36 months, 56 months, or 76 months)

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