Ellie buys a mobile phone in Spain for €352.50. Her brother Jack buys an identical phone in Japan for ¥39856 (Japanese Yen). Using the exchange rates below £1 = €1.41, £1 = ¥188. How much cheaper was Japan than Spain?

Accepted Solution

Answer:£38Step-by-step explanation:To find how much cheaper the Japan phone was compared to the Spain phone, we need to convert the prices.Let's convert Ellie's first to pounds.€352.50352.50/1.41 = £250Now let's convert Jack's price to pounds.¥3985639856/188 = £212So Ellie's phone cost £250 and Jack's cost £212.£250 - £212 = £38So Jack's Japan phone was cheaper by £38.