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Why did the astrologer say,"the swine has cheated me" when he had been paid full...

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donydera | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted October 7, 2011 at 2:18 AM via web

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Why did the astrologer say,"the swine has cheated me" when he had been paid full amount?

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robertdeath | Student | eNoter

Posted October 30, 2011 at 10:46 PM (Answer #1)

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The other, had not paid the full money. Note that the astrologer had asked for Rs5, whereas on counting it was quite less.

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kimonaize | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 13, 2012 at 7:10 PM (Answer #2)

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The astrologer was promised one rupee by the other, and sixteen annas make one rupee. The other had only paid twelve and a half annas, hence he had not paid the full amount.

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