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10 Nov 2009, 05:57
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10 Nov 2009, 06:12
According to the table of shipping rates above...

Charge for the first pound (Express service) - 17.5
Charge for 9 additional pounds up to 10 (Express service) - 9*2.6
Charge for 14! additional pounds from 10 to 24 (Express service) - 14*1.2

17.5+9*2.6+14*1.2=57.7

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10 Nov 2009, 23:33
Each pound or a fraction of pound upto 10 pounds. I interpreted this as "upto additional 10 pounds" so... 17.5 + 10(3.6) + 13(1.2)...however there is no answer choice with this result. So the next step was to check for 9 additional pounds.

Is this GMAT wording?
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10 Nov 2009, 23:42
as per my understanding upto will mean....till 10 and not adding ten to the first pound.
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11 Nov 2009, 09:28
I found this kind of wording ambiguous. Is it just me?
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11 Nov 2009, 10:18
I got C. Is that the OA?
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11 Nov 2009, 18:23
I got C. It clearly says each additional LBS up to 10 lbs.
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14 Jan 2014, 06:26
ajonas wrote:
I got C. It clearly says each additional LBS up to 10 lbs.

Yeah I missed that, and multiplied 2.6*10 instead of by 9, but still given that answer choice were split apart I came up with C.

Will need to improve in that anyway

Cheers!
J

PS. But to all the rest, yes this is definitely ambiguous and bad quality question. Wouldn't try it again

Don't waste your time, it ain't worth it
Re: Take a look   [#permalink] 14 Jan 2014, 06:26
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