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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
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Re: Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies [#permalink]

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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.
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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

Answer C
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(2500*0.15)+[(3000-2500)*0.25]
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Total revenue= $500

Answer: C.
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Re: Zack receives $0.15 for each of the first 2,500 weekly magazine copies [#permalink]

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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
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