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Wrong Answer:

Test Question: A homecoming outfit costs $30, shoes cost $20, and a “couple” ticket costs $15. Your mother gives you $100 dollars. If you buy all of the items listed above, and snacks at the dance cost $1.50 each, how many snacks can you get?

Student’s Response: Wait, you’re saying I have a date to homecoming?

 

Wrong Answer:

Test Question: If you multiplied 2,378.1 by 6,509.4, what would you get?

Student’s Response: The wrong answer.

 

Wrong Answer:

Test Question: What is the capital of Iceland?

Student’s Response: “I.”

 

Wrong Answer:

Test Question: You have $6. A chocolate chip cookie costs $1.25, a chocolate croissant costs 99¢, a chocolate bagel costs $2.10, and a chocolate muffin costs $1.95. Sales tax at the bakery is 9%, and you plan to tip 5%. What can you get?

Student’s Response: A sugar buzz.

 

Wrong Answer:

Test Question: What ended in 1783?

Student Response: 1782.

 

Dumb Luck: [noun] 1. The idea of something good happening by chance, without being planned or deserved. 2. Getting an “A” on the test you forgot to study for.

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