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# If Suzy had thrice the amount of money that she has, she would have ex

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If Suzy had thrice the amount of money that she has, she would have exactly the money needed to purchase four pencils, each costing \$1.35 per piece and two erasers, each costing \$0.30 per piece. How much money does Suzy have?

(A) \$1.50
(B) \$2.00
(C) \$2.25
(D) \$2.50
(E) \$2.75

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27 Sep 2018, 06:10
Four pencils = 4 * 1.35 = 2 * 2.70 = 5.40
Two erases = 2 * 0.3 = 0.60

The two added together = 5.40 + 0.60 = 6

Now if she had thrice means 3 times the current amount.

So x = 6/3 = 2.00

Answe choice B

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