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# If 12 equally priced melons cost a total of \$9.60, then what is the co

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If 12 equally priced melons cost a total of \$9.60, then what is the cost of 9 of these melons?

A. \$7.00
B. \$7.20
C. \$8.00
D. \$8.45
E. \$8.65

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20 Feb 2019, 00:06
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Equally priced melons

so price of each melon = 9.6/12 = .8

so cost of 9 = .8*9 = 7.3

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20 Feb 2019, 01:57
Bunuel wrote:
If 12 equally priced melons cost a total of \$9.60, then what is the cost of 9 of these melons?

A. \$7.00
B. \$7.20
C. \$8.00
D. \$8.45
E. \$8.65

9.6/12 * 9
IMO B
7.2 \$
Re: If 12 equally priced melons cost a total of \$9.60, then what is the co   [#permalink] 20 Feb 2019, 01:57
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