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# At a crafts supply store, the price of a type of decorative string is

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At a crafts supply store, the price of a type of decorative string is c cents per foot. At this rate, what would be the price, in dollars, of y yards of this string?

A. cy/300

B. 100/(3cy)

C. 3y/(100c)

D. 3cy/100

E. 300/(cy)

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05 Feb 2019, 03:52
1 yard = 3 feet
1 feet = C cents

Thus 3 feet (1 yard) = 3C.... (1)

1 yard = 3C
Y yards = 3CY... (2)

100 cents = \$1
3CY = 3CY/100

(D)

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05 Feb 2019, 04:27
Bunuel wrote:
At a crafts supply store, the price of a type of decorative string is c cents per foot. At this rate, what would be the price, in dollars, of y yards of this string?

A. cy/300

B. 100/(3cy)

C. 3y/(100c)

D. 3cy/100

E. 300/(cy)

1 yard = 3feet
100 cents = 1 \$; 1 c = \$ 1/100
given
1 feet = 1 cents
3 feet = 3 cents
1 yard = 3 cents
y yard= 3y cents
or say
3y/100 c
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