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# A farmer ordered x tons of feed for his cattle. The feed supply compan

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A farmer ordered x tons of feed for his cattle. The feed supply company charges for freight costs as follows: $100 per order plus$2 per ton after the first 10 tons. If the farmer ordered at least 11 tons and paid $20 per ton (excluding freight costs), what was the total cost of his order in terms of x ? (A) 11x+40 (B) 20x+100 (C) 2(11x+40) (D) 22x+100 (E) 24x Math Expert Joined: 02 Aug 2009 Posts: 8326 Re: A farmer ordered x tons of feed for his cattle. The feed supply compan [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Jun 2016, 04:28 AbdurRakib wrote: A farmer ordered x tons of feed for his cattle. The feed supply company charges for freight costs as follows:$100 per order plus $2 per ton after the first 10 tons. If the farmer ordered at least 11 tons and paid$20 per ton (excluding freight costs), what was the total cost of his order in terms of x ?

(A) 11x+40

(B) 20x+100

(C) 2(11x+40)

(D) 22x+100

(E) 24x

price of x tons = 20x.....
freight charges = $$100 + 2( x-10) = 100+2x-20 = 2x+80$$..

Total charges = $$20x + 2x + 80 = 22x+80 = 2(11x+40).$$...
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