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The employees of Smith Enterprises received wage increases

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The employees of Smith Enterprises received wage increases [#permalink] New post 29 Nov 2004, 16:56
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The employees of Smith Enterprises received wage increases ranging from 30 cents to 87cents per hour. What was the minimum wage increase for a 40-hour week? 2

(A) $12.00
(B) $23.00
(C) $34.80
(D) $35.00
(E) $35.20


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Re: PS: Minimum Wage [#permalink] New post 29 Nov 2004, 19:01
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The employees of Smith Enterprises received wage increases ranging from 30 cents to 87cents per hour. What was the minimum wage increase for a 40-hour week? 2

(A) $12.00
(B) $23.00
(C) $34.80
(D) $35.00
(E) $35.20


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I would go with A, mimimum increase = 40*30 = 1200 cents in one week(40 hours), so 1200/100 = $12 should be the answer.
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2004, 09:13
I agree with Foraj completely. I pick A, also.
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2004, 09:16
I would go with A too. or am I missing something in the question?
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 [#permalink] New post 30 Nov 2004, 09:19
I thought it was A too, but the OA is D.

Can someone explain?
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