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Word Problem : How much money was on the original check?

You have been given a check and when you went to cash it, the clerk reverse the dollars and cents on the check. (Eg. On the check, it's $5.50 but the clerk gave you $50.05). Now, after spending 5 cents, you ended up with twice the amount of the original check. How much money was on the original check?

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$2.19