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A certain toll station on a highway has 7 tollbooths, and each tollboo
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A certain toll station on a highway has 7 tollbooths, and each tollbooth collects $0.75 from each vehicle that passes it. From 6 o'clock yesterday morning to 12 o'clock midnight, vehicles passed each of the tollbooths at the average rate of 4 vehicles per minute. Approximately how much money did the toll station collect during that time period? A. $1,500 B. $3,000 C. $11,500 D. $23,000 E. $30,000 NEW question from GMAT® Quantitative Review 2019 (PS01443)
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30 Jul 2018, 07:34
Bunuel wrote: A certain toll station on a highway has 7 tollbooths, and each tollbooth collects $0.75 from each vehicle that passes it. From 6 o'clock yesterday morning to 12 o'clock midnight, vehicles passed each of the tollbooths at the average rate of 4 vehicles per minute. Approximately how much money did the toll station collect during that time period? 4 Vehicle in 1 Minute 4 Vehicle*60 in 60 Minute(1 Hour) = 240 Vehicle in 1 Hour Total time duration (6 o'clock yesterday morning to 12 o'clock midnight) = 18 hrs Total tollbooths = 7 Cost of each vehicle passed = $0.75 Therefore, Total cost collected = 240 * 18 * 7 * 0.75 = 22680 = 23000 (approx) Hence, D.
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From 6 am to 12 am  18hrs Vehicles per minute  4 Vehicles per hour  60×4 = 240 Therefore total number of vehicles passed  approx = 250×18 = 4500 Number of toll booths = 7 Money collected = 7×4500×0.75 = 23000$ Hence D (I've rounded up a few numbers above for easy calculation) Posted from my mobile device
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Bunuel wrote: A certain toll station on a highway has 7 tollbooths, and each tollbooth collects $0.75 from each vehicle that passes it. From 6 o'clock yesterday morning to 12 o'clock midnight, vehicles passed each of the tollbooths at the average rate of 4 vehicles per minute. Approximately how much money did the toll station collect during that time period? A. $1,500 B. $3,000 C. $11,500 D. $23,000 E. $30,000 NEW question from GMAT® Quantitative Review 2019 (PS01443) OA:D Total hours: \(18 hours\) Total Vehicles passed per toll booth per hour : \(4*60 =240\) Toll collected per vehicle :\($0.75\) Number of Toll booths:\(7\) Total money collected = Total hours * Total Vehicles passed per toll booth per hour *Toll collected per vehicle *Number of Tollbooths = \($18*240*0.75*7=$22680\)



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Bunuel wrote: A certain toll station on a highway has 7 tollbooths, and each tollbooth collects $0.75 from each vehicle that passes it. From 6 o'clock yesterday morning to 12 o'clock midnight, vehicles passed each of the tollbooths at the average rate of 4 vehicles per minute. Approximately how much money did the toll station collect during that time period?
A. $1,500 B. $3,000 C. $11,500 D. $23,000 E. $30,000 We can create the expression: 7 tollbooths x $0.75 per vehicle x 4 vehicles per minute x 60 minutes x 18 hours = $22,680 ≈ $23,000 Answer: D
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19 Oct 2018, 05:23
Bunuel wrote: A certain toll station on a highway has 7 tollbooths, and each tollbooth collects $0.75 from each vehicle that passes it. From 6 o'clock yesterday morning to 12 o'clock midnight, vehicles passed each of the tollbooths at the average rate of 4 vehicles per minute. Approximately how much money did the toll station collect during that time period? A. $1,500 B. $3,000 C. $11,500 D. $23,000 E. $30,000 NEW question from GMAT® Quantitative Review 2019 (PS01443) 6AM to 6PM = 12 hours then another 6 hours to midnight total 18 hours. 18 * 60 = 1,080 minutes * 4 cars = 4,320 cars passing. Since the cost each car is 0.75 which equals 3/4 so 3/4 * 4,320 = 3 * 1,080 * 7(for the tollbooths) = 21 * 1,080 No need to go through tedious calculations 20 * 1,000 = 20,000 there is only one answer with such thousands digit. Answer choice D




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