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# If Jamal is charged \$236.30 to rent a car and that charge consists of

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If Jamal is charged \$236.30 to rent a car and that charge consists of a flat fee of \$95 and a charge of \$0.075 for every tenth of a mile driven, how many miles did Jamal drive the rental car?

A. 188.2
B. 188.4
C. 188.6
D. 188.8
E. 189

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08 Feb 2019, 05:20
Bunuel wrote:
If Jamal is charged \$236.30 to rent a car and that charge consists of a flat fee of \$95 and a charge of \$0.075 for every tenth of a mile driven, how many miles did Jamal drive the rental car?

A. 188.2
B. 188.4
C. 188.6
D. 188.8
E. 189

236.2 - 95 = 141.30
0.075 charge for every 1/10 th of mile so per mile cost = 0.75
miles driven
141.30/.75 = 188.4
IMO B
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08 Feb 2019, 20:31
Bunuel wrote:
If Jamal is charged \$236.30 to rent a car and that charge consists of a flat fee of \$95 and a charge of \$0.075 for every tenth of a mile driven, how many miles did Jamal drive the rental car?

A. 188.2
B. 188.4
C. 188.6
D. 188.8
E. 189

236.30 will be including an one time fee = 236.30 - 95 = 141.30

Now this 141.30 = 1/10* 0.075* x(miles traveled)

x = 188.4

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