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Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies he sells, and$0.25 in royalties for each additional copy sold. If he sold 3,000 copies last week, how much money did he earn in dollars?

A. $1125 B.$675
C. $500 D.$375
E. $125 _________________ Manager Joined: 24 Nov 2016 Posts: 152 Re: Zack receives$0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies  [#permalink]

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20 Dec 2017, 11:13
Bunuel wrote:
Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies he sells, and$0.25 in royalties for each additional copy sold. If he sold 3,000 copies last week, how much money did he earn in dollars?

A. $1125 B.$675
C. $500 D.$375
E. $125 $$Zacks.Revenue = (2500*0.15)+[(3000-2500)*0.25)] = (25*15)+(5*25)=375+125=500$$ (C) is the answer. Senior SC Moderator Joined: 22 May 2016 Posts: 2570 Zack receives$0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies  [#permalink]

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20 Dec 2017, 16:46
Bunuel wrote:
Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies he sells, and$0.25 in royalties for each additional copy sold. If he sold 3,000 copies last week, how much money did he earn in dollars?

A. $1125 B.$675
C. $500 D.$375
E. $125 For the first 2,500 copies, at$0.15 per copy he sold, Zach earned (.15)(2,500) = $375 Zach sold 500 more copies at$0.25 per copy (3,000-2,000 = 500)
He then earned (.25)(500) = $125 In total, he earned$375 + $125 =$500

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Re: Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies [#permalink] Show Tags 20 Dec 2017, 19:14 (2500*0.15)+[(3000-2500)*0.25] After solving Total revenue=$500

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Re: Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies [#permalink] Show Tags 21 Dec 2017, 01:28 The amount of money Zack will receive after selling 2500 magazines = 2500(0.15) =$375

The amount of royalties Zack will receive 3000-2500)(0.25) = $125 Total amount of money Zack will receive = 375+125 =$500