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− | Since the driver travels 60 miles per hour and each hour she uses 2 gallons of gasoline, she spends \$4 per hour on gas. If she gets \$0.50 per mile, then she gets \$30 per hour of driving. Subtracting the gas cost, her net rate of | + | Since the driver travels 60 miles per hour and each hour she uses 2 gallons of gasoline, she spends \$4 per hour on gas. If she gets \$0.50 per mile, then she gets \$30 per hour of driving. Subtracting the gas cost, her net rate of money earned per hour is <math>\boxed{\textbf{(E)}\ 26}</math>. |
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Revision as of 15:20, 26 October 2020
- The following problem is from both the 2020 AMC 12A #3 and 2020 AMC 10A #4, so both problems redirect to this page.
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Problem
A driver travels for hours at miles per hour, during which her car gets miles per gallon of gasoline. She is paid per mile, and her only expense is gasoline at per gallon. What is her net rate of pay, in dollars per hour, after this expense?
Solution
Since the driver travels 60 miles per hour and each hour she uses 2 gallons of gasoline, she spends $4 per hour on gas. If she gets $0.50 per mile, then she gets $30 per hour of driving. Subtracting the gas cost, her net rate of money earned per hour is . ~mathsmiley
Video Solution
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-3sl1pSojc
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See Also
2020 AMC 10A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
Preceded by Problem 3 |
Followed by Problem 5 | |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | ||
All AMC 10 Problems and Solutions |
2020 AMC 12A (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | |
Preceded by Problem 2 |
Followed by Problem 4 |
1 • 2 • 3 • 4 • 5 • 6 • 7 • 8 • 9 • 10 • 11 • 12 • 13 • 14 • 15 • 16 • 17 • 18 • 19 • 20 • 21 • 22 • 23 • 24 • 25 | |
All AMC 12 Problems and Solutions |
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