Lilly has 15 pop can tabs and all together they equal $30. She dropped one and lost 2. She has $26 worth of pop can tabs. Explain.
One pop can tab equals $2. She lost 2 so there goes $4. She dropped one but didn’t lose it, so she has $26.
You are running in a street marathon and you overtake the person in 2nd place. What place are you now?