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# The student manager of the university theater estimated that for every

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The student manager of the university theater estimated that for every 6 movie tickets sold on Valentine's Weekend, the theater will sell 3 packs of grain crackers at $2.25 each, 4 bottles of a beverage at$1.50 each, and 4 chocolate bars at $1.00 each. Find the approximate average (arithmetic mean) amount of estimated snack sales per movie ticket sold. (A)$1.40
(B) $1.58 (C)$2.00
(D) $2.64 (E)$2.79

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27 May 2016, 08:09
Bunuel wrote:
The student manager of the university theater estimated that for every 6 movie tickets sold on Valentine's Weekend, the theater will sell 3 packs of grain crackers at $2.25 each, 4 bottles of a beverage at$1.50 each, and 4 chocolate bars at $1.00 each. Find the approximate average (arithmetic mean) amount of estimated snack sales per movie ticket sold. (A)$1.40
(B) $1.58 (C)$2.00
(D) $2.64 (E)$2.79

3*2.25 + 4 *1.50+ 4 * 1 = 6.75+6+4 = 16.75.

This is the sale for 6 tickets

Avg sale per ticket: $$\frac{16.75}{6}$$ = \$2. 79

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