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At garage A, it costs \$8.75 to park a car for the first hour and \$1.2

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At garage A, it costs \$8.75 to park a car for the first hour and \$1.25 for each additional hour. At garage B, it costs \$5.50 for the first hour and \$2.50 for each additional hour. What is the difference between the cost of parking a car for 5 hours at garage A and garage B?

A. \$1.50
B. \$1.75
C. \$2.25
D. \$2.75
E. \$3.25

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08 Jan 2019, 01:14
Cost at A = 8.75 + 4*1.25 = 13.75\$
Cost at B = 5.5 + 4*2.5 = 15.5\$
Differnce = 1.75\$

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08 Jan 2019, 03:21
Bunuel wrote:
At garage A, it costs \$8.75 to park a car for the first hour and \$1.25 for each additional hour. At garage B, it costs \$5.50 for the first hour and \$2.50 for each additional hour. What is the difference between the cost of parking a car for 5 hours at garage A and garage B?

A. \$1.50
B. \$1.75
C. \$2.25
D. \$2.75
E. \$3.25

8.75+4*1.25 = 13.75
5.5+4*2.5= 15.5

difference = 15.5-13.75 = 1.75 IMO B
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Re: At garage A, it costs \$8.75 to park a car for the first hour and \$1.2   [#permalink] 08 Jan 2019, 03:21
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