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A new release DVD rental costs d dollars for 1 day and $5.00 for each

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A new release DVD rental costs d dollars for 1 day and $5.00 for each additional day. The first two days of standard release rental costs $3.00 less than the first day of a new release rental, and $2.25 for each day thereafter. Carl rented two new releases and one standard release for five days and it cost him $61.75. What is the value of d?

A. $4.25
B. $4.50
C. $5.25
D. $6.00
E. $6.75

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New post 10 Oct 2019, 03:07
Cost of New release DVD for n days= d + 5(n-1)
Cost of Standard release DVD for n days= (d-3) + 2.25(n-2)

Cost for two new releases and one standard release for 5 days= 2*(d+20) + (d-3) + 6.75

2*(d+20) + (d-3) + 6.75 = 61.75
3d = 18
d=6

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A new release DVD rental costs d dollars for 1 day and $5.00 for each additional day. The first two days of standard release rental costs $3.00 less than the first day of a new release rental, and $2.25 for each day thereafter. Carl rented two new releases and one standard release for five days and it cost him $61.75. What is the value of d?

A. $4.25
B. $4.50
C. $5.25
D. $6.00
E. $6.75
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