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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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New post 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$

B is the answer.
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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


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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