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04 Mar 2011, 10:24
Let ABC pays "x" dollars for the garage parking of its 5 vehicles;

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$$\frac{140*3+x}{8} = 240$$
$$x = 240*8 - 140*3 = 1920-420 = 1500$$

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The total value of the 3 cars parking is 420. The total for 8 cars is 1920. Hence, 1920-420= 1500 is the amount paid for the 5 cars.

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Re: ABC company pays an average of $140 per vehicle each month in outdoor [#permalink] ### Show Tags 18 Oct 2016, 15:07 Problem can be solved using the following formula: [3(140)+5x]/8 = 240 x = 300 Total spent on garages is 5x$300 = $1500. Thus, E is the correct answer. Re: ABC company pays an average of$140 per vehicle each month in outdoor   [#permalink] 18 Oct 2016, 15:07
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