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At a certain company, each employee has a salary grade s tha [#permalink]
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At a certain company, each employee has a salary grade s that is at least 1 and at most 5. Each employee receives an hourly wage p, in dollars, determined by the formula p = 9.50 + 0.25(s – 1). An employee with a salary grade of 5 receives how many more dollars per hour than an employee with a salary grade of 1?

At a certain company, each employee has a salary grade s that is at least 1 and at most 5. Each employee receives an hourly wage p, in dollars, determined by the formula p = 9.50 + 0.25(s – 1). An employee with a salary grade of 5 receives how many more dollars per hour than an employee with a salary grade of 1?

At a certain company, each employee has a salary grade s that is at least 1 and at most 5. Each employee receives an hourly wage p, in dollars, determined by the formula p = 9.50 + 0.25(s – 1). An employee with a salary grade of 5 receives how many more dollars per hour than an employee with a salary grade of 1?

Where is the trap? [#permalink]
08 Sep 2010, 10:23

My answer is coming is B...but OA is diff. I am missing something...what is it?

At a certain company, each employee has a salary grade s that is at least 1 and at most 5. Each employee receives an hourly wage p, in dollars, determined by the formula p = 9.50 + 0.25(s – 1). An employee with a salary grade of 5 receives how many more dollars per hour than an employee with a salary grade of 1? A. $0.50 B. $1.00 C. $1.25 D. $1.50 E. $1.75

Re: Where is the trap? [#permalink]
08 Sep 2010, 10:54

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udaymathapati wrote:

My answer is coming is B...but OA is diff. I am missing something...what is it?

At a certain company, each employee has a salary grade s that is at least 1 and at most 5. Each employee receives an hourly wage p, in dollars, determined by the formula p = 9.50 + 0.25(s – 1). An employee with a salary grade of 5 receives how many more dollars per hour than an employee with a salary grade of 1? A. $0.50 B. $1.00 C. $1.25 D. $1.50 E. $1.75

Solution provided by sandeep800 above is correct - answer is B. OA must be wrong. _________________

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