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# The price of a package of notebooks is 1/3 more at Store A than at Sto

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The price of a package of notebooks is 1/3 more at Store A than at Store B. If the difference in these prices is \$0.35, what is the price at Store A ?

A. \$0.70
B. \$1.05
C. \$1.40
D. \$1.75
E. \$2.45

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27 Nov 2018, 09:08
Bunuel wrote:
The price of a package of notebooks is 1/3 more at Store A than at Store B. If the difference in these prices is \$0.35, what is the price at Store A ?

A. \$0.70
B. \$1.05
C. \$1.40
D. \$1.75
E. \$2.45

Let price of B be x
so A would be x/3+x= 4x/3

4x/3 - x = 0.35
solve for x we would get 1.05

price of A would be 4*1.05 / 3 = option C \$1.4
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