John M. answered • 02/13/18

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The total amount is going to be 1.24x the price of the pizza slice. The greatest whole number factor of 124 is 31, so the total must be a multiple of 31 cents.

**3.00 ÷ 0.31 = 9.68**

**9 x .31 = 2.79**

**2.79 ÷ 1.24 = 2.25**

The slice of pizza cost $2.25.