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30. A paint shop sells spray cans at a flat charge of 50 cents per can. If a customer bought 10 cans and the owner decided to give that customer a special discount on the last two cans, what was the price of the two discounted cans?

(1) The customer paid four dollars and twenty cents total for the ten cans.

(2) The customer bought the ten cans for an average price of 42 cents per can.

the oa is c
but i think it is d
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07 Sep 2004, 03:28
I concur with D. C is wrong. What is the source of this question?
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07 Sep 2004, 03:30
this is from realtestquestion.com doc file
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07 Sep 2004, 14:01

st.1
4,20 = 8 * 0,50 + 2 * x
4,20 = 4,00 + 2x
0,20 = 2x
x = 0,10

st.2
10 * 0,42 = 4,20

I donÂ´t understand why the given answer is C.
I am not familiair with realtestquestion.com.

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07 Sep 2004, 14:56
Oh man. they are horrible, you will find lots of wrong answers.
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07 Sep 2004, 14:56
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