54. A taxi company charges f cents for the fi rst mile of the

taxi ride and m cents for each additional mile. How

much does the company charge for a 10-mile taxi

ride?

(1) The company charges $0.90 for a 2-mile ride.

(2) The company charges $1.20 for a 4-mile ride.

answer

Price of first mile= f

Price of extra mile =m

f+9m=?

1) f+m = 0.90 NS

2) f+3m = 1.20 NS

1+2) from two simultaneous equations we can calculate both f and m

C

Now Similar type of question in Quant Review 11 edition

104 ) A bookstore that sells used books sells each of its paperback books for a certain price and each of its hardcore certain price.If Joe, Maria and Paul bought books in this store, how much did Maria pay for 1paperback book and 1 hardcover book?

1) Joe bought 2 paper book books and 3 hardcover books for $12.50

2) Paul bought 4 paperback books and 6 hardcover books for $25.00

Answer

Price per paperback book- p

Price per Hardcover book- h

p+h =?

1) 2p+3h = 12.50 NS

2) 4p+6h = 25.00 NS

1+2) From two simultaneous equations we can calculate both p and h

But OA for dis question is not C

Guys Need help on this one

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