As the students stood there staring at the strange elevator, they heard an eerie sound coming from behind the closed elevator door. It sounded a bit like a little song that went a little bit like this:
“A math elevator?” asked Serena, “What’s a math elevator? It sounds like something Mr. R would think up.”
“I don’t know and I’m not sure I want to find out,” said Justin.
“Yeah, for some reason the school isn’t falling as fast as it was supposed to, but I don’t think we have much time left,” said David.
Greg dumped the bucket onto the floor and the students counted the money. They looked up at the sign on the elevator to remind themselves of how much they needed, it said:
Inside the bucket, the students found:
5 one dollar bills,
How much money was there in all?