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# The total price for a equally priced shirts was b dollars. In terms of

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The total price for a equally priced shirts was b dollars. In terms of b and a, what is the total price for six of these shirts?

A $$\frac{ab}{6}$$

B $$\frac{6}{ab}$$

C $$\frac{6a}{b}$$

D $$\frac{6b}{a}$$

E $$6ab$$

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24 Jan 2019, 03:14
Bunuel wrote:
The total price for a equally priced shirts was b dollars. In terms of b and a, what is the total price for six of these shirts?

A $$\frac{ab}{6}$$

B $$\frac{6}{ab}$$

C $$\frac{6a}{b}$$

D $$\frac{6b}{a}$$

E $$6ab$$

price per shirt = b/a

price of 6 shirts = 6b/a

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24 Jan 2019, 04:05
Bunuel wrote:
The total price for a equally priced shirts was b dollars. In terms of b and a, what is the total price for six of these shirts?

A $$\frac{ab}{6}$$

B $$\frac{6}{ab}$$

C $$\frac{6a}{b}$$

D $$\frac{6b}{a}$$

E $$6ab$$

cost b for a shirts
per shirt b/a
6b/a
IMO D
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24 Jan 2019, 04:14
Bunuel wrote:
The total price for a equally priced shirts was b dollars. In terms of b and a, what is the total price for six of these shirts?

A $$\frac{ab}{6}$$

B $$\frac{6}{ab}$$

C $$\frac{6a}{b}$$

D $$\frac{6b}{a}$$

E $$6ab$$

a equally priced shirts was b dollars

1 equally priced shirt will be b/a dollars

1 equally priced shirts will be 6* b/a dollars

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Solution

Given:
• The total price of “a” equally priced shirts = $b To find: • The total price for six of these shirts Approach and Working: • Price of each shirt =$$$\frac{b}{a}$$
• Implies, price of 6 shirts = \$$$\frac{6b}{a}$$

Hence, the correct answer is Option D

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