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On a test, 12 contests will be scored by awarding 6 points for each correct response, 0 points for each incorrect response, and 1.5 points for each problem left unanswered. After looking over the 25 problems, Sarah has decided to attempt the first 22 and leave the last 3 unanswered. How many of the first 22 problems must she solve correctly in order to score at least 100 points?

(A) 13
(B) 14
(C) 15
(D) 16
(E) 17

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New post 26 Mar 2019, 23:21
Let x be problems solved correctly
6x+1.5×3>=100

Solving for x we get x=16

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On a test, 12 contests will be scored by awarding 6 points for each correct response, 0 points for each incorrect response, and 1.5 points for each problem left unanswered. After looking over the 25 problems, Sarah has decided to attempt the first 22 and leave the last 3 unanswered. How many of the first 22 problems must she solve correctly in order to score at least 100 points?

(A) 13
(B) 14
(C) 15
(D) 16
(E) 17


he gets 1.5*3 = 4.5 marks; left 100-4.5; 95.5
question to score >=100 ; 95.5/6 ; ~ 16
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