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Charges made by two companies for the same A/C
Company XCompany Y
Price$575$530
Surcharge as a Percent of Price4%3%
Installation Charge$82.50$93.00


The table above shows the various charges made by two companies for the same air conditioner. What is the total amount that can be saved on the purchase and installation of the air conditioner by dealing with the company that offers the lower total charge?

A. $41.60
B. $45.00
C. $50.75
D. $55.75
E. $61.25

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Re: The table above shows the various charges made by two [#permalink] New post 29 Apr 2012, 05:01
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Charges made by two companies for the same A/C
Company XCompany Y
Price$575$530
Surcharge as a Percent of Price4%3%
Installation Charge$82.50$93.00


The table above shows the various charges made by two companies for the same air conditioner. What is the total amount that can be saved on the purchase and installation of the air conditioner by dealing with the company that offers the lower total charge?

A. $41.60
B. $45.00
C. $50.75
D. $55.75
E. $61.25

What is being asked in this question?


Total charges of company A: 575+0.04*575+82.5=680.5;
Total charges of company B: 530+0.03*530+93=638.9;

If we deal with company B, which offers the lower price, we can save 680.5-638.9=41.6 dollars.

Answer: A.
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Re: The table above shows the various charges made by two [#permalink] New post 12 Aug 2014, 22:47
A. $41.60
B. $45.00
C. $50.75
D. $55.75
E. $61.25

Looking at the values / percentage, its clear that Company X costlier than Company Y

Just observed the OA; they have 4 distinct numbers after decimal point

Total calculation of company x gives .00 + .00 + .50 = .50 at the decimal

Total calculation of company y gives .00 + .90 + .00 = .90 at the decimal

There difference provides .60 at the decimal; only 41.60 fits in

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