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<math>\text{(A)}\ 9.00\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(B)}\ 48.38\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(C)}\ 180.00\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(D)}\ 193.50\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(E)}\ 258.00\text{ dollars}</math> | <math>\text{(A)}\ 9.00\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(B)}\ 48.38\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(C)}\ 180.00\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(D)}\ 193.50\text{ dollars} \qquad \text{(E)}\ 258.00\text{ dollars}</math> |
Latest revision as of 10:15, 19 August 2019
Problem
Students from three middle schools worked on a summer project.
- Seven students from Allen school worked for days.
- Four students from Balboa school worked for days.
- Five students from Carver school worked for days.
The total amount paid for the students' work was 744. Assuming each student received the same amount for a day's work, how much did the students from Balboa school earn altogether?
Solution
Altogether, the summer project totaled days of work for a single student. This equals dollars per day per student. The students from Balboa school earned .
See Also
1995 AJHSME (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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