November 27, 2009
A mathematician purchased four items in a grocery store. He noticed that when he added the prices of the four items, the sum came to $7.11, and when he multiplied the prices of the four items, the product came to $7.11.
Your task is to determine the prices of the four items. When you are finished, you are welcome to read or run a suggested solution, or to post your solution or discuss the exercise in the comments below.
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