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# ps cottages renting

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ps cottages renting [#permalink]  12 Jun 2005, 05:59
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hello
does anyone has a clue on that one plz thanks
Cottages at a resort are rented for half the summer price in each of the 3 spring months and one-third the summer price in each of the 6 fall and winter months. If each cottage brings in a total of $3,861 when rented for each of the 12 months of the year, what is the monthly rent for each of the 3 summer months? (A)$297
(B) $594 (C)$702
(D) $858 (E)$1,782
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(B) it is
3x+3/2x+6/3x=3861
solve for X and get
\$ 594
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B as well.

This problem lends itself well to estimation if you cant come up with the equation.
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