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A certain NYC taxi driver has decided to start charging a rate of r cents per person per mile. How much, in dollars, would it cost 3 people to travel x miles if he decides to give them a 50% discount?


3xr/2
3x/200r
3r/200x
3xr/200
xr/600

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New post 13 Aug 2007, 08:52
3rs/200. Pay attention to cent/dolar.

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New post 13 Aug 2007, 08:52
chautn wrote:
3rs/200. Pay attention to cent/dolar.



yes i know! i fall for that trick frequently!

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New post 13 Aug 2007, 10:22
Good question. I fell into this trap when i first saw it as well.

Point: READ THE QUESTION they are asking before submitting your answer!

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New post 13 Aug 2007, 10:57
good catch! I was about to suggest A without taking a second glance. Teach me not to read the questions properly I guess

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