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# Miles

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Miles [#permalink]  30 Sep 2009, 10:14
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The rental charge for a car is 34 cents for the first \frac{1}{4} mile driven and 6 cents for every \frac{1}{5} mile driven over the initial \frac{1}{4} mile. If a man paid \$1.24 in rental charges, how many miles did he drive?
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Senior Manager
Joined: 23 Jun 2009
Posts: 361
Location: Turkey
Schools: UPenn, UMich, HKS, UCB, Chicago
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Kudos [?]: 92 [0], given: 60

Re: Miles [#permalink]  30 Sep 2009, 10:23
price= (total way - 1/4)*0,06/(1/5)+34
1,24=(total way-0,25)*0,3+34
total way= 3,25
Director
Joined: 01 Apr 2008
Posts: 912
Schools: IIM Lucknow (IPMX) - Class of 2014
Followers: 9

Kudos [?]: 159 [0], given: 18

Re: Miles [#permalink]  30 Sep 2009, 10:50
ehh...silly silly silly...i took 1/4 (total way) instead of 1/4
Thanks guys
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Kudos [?]: 144 [0], given: 13

Re: Miles [#permalink]  30 Sep 2009, 10:54
Economist wrote:
ehh...silly silly silly...i took 1/4 (total way) instead of 1/4
Thanks guys

I was really wondering what is wrong with you buddy. I knew that you are definitely good in quant
Re: Miles   [#permalink] 30 Sep 2009, 10:54
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