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Answer to Why Do Chinese People Give Apples as Presents on Christmas Eve? (Part Two)

Dec. 21, 2018

Answer:
1. A
Analysis:

Èr shí sì máo (jiǎo) qián shì duōshǎo qián?
二十四毛(角)钱是多少钱?
How much can 24 dimes be converted into?

Liǎnɡ kuài sì máo qián
两块四毛钱
Two yuan and four dimes

Liǎnɡ bǎi sì shí kuài qián
两百四十块钱
Two hundred and forty yuan

Èr shí sì kuài qián
二十四块钱
Twenty four yuan

(Learn to Use Measure Words for Chinese Currency)

Among the amount of money units in China, “角 (jiǎo) dime” is equal to “毛 (máo) dime,” and “元 (yuán) yuan” equals “块 (kuài) yuan.”

One yuan is made up of 10 毛 (máo) dimes, according to this rule, “二十四毛钱 (èr shí sì máo qián) 24 dimes” equals “两块四毛钱 (liǎnɡ kuài sì máo qián).”

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