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A store average x dollars a month in sales for the first five months of the year and then has a huge month , pulling in six times the average of the prior five months in sales . If that 6-month pattern continues for the rest of the year , then which of the following , in terms of x , represent the total sales for the year ?

A. 12x
B. 14x
C. 18x
D. 22x
E. 24x
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(5*X + 6*X) is for first 6 months.
(11*X)*2 = 22X for 1 year.
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A store average x dollars a month in sales for the first five months of the year and then has a huge month , pulling in six times the average of the prior five months in sales . If that 6-month pattern continues for the rest of the year , then which of the following , in terms of x , represent the total sales for the year ?

A. 12x
B. 14x
C. 18x
D. 22x
E. 24x

Let x = 1

A | n | S |
1 | 5 | 5 | -- first 5 months
6 | 1 | 6 | -- sixth month
1 | 5 | 5 | -- next 5 months
6 | 1 | 6 | -- twelfth month

TOTAL SALES: 5 + 6 + 5 + 6 = 22

x = 1

Total sales = 22x

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