500 ps test22 # 9

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500 ps test22 # 9

by dunkin77 » Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:19 am
Hi,

The answer is A) but I could not figure out why.. (maybe did not understand the question) Can anyone help?

Company X Company Y

Prince $75 $530

Surcharge as a
Percent of Price 4% 3%

Installation
Charge $82.50 $93.00



The table above shows the various charges made by two companies for the same air conditioner. What is the total amount that can be saved on the purchase and installation of the air conditioner by dealing with the company that offers the lower total charge?
(A) $41.60
(B) $45.00
(C) $50.75
(D) $55.75
(E) $61.25

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by Cybermusings » Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:34 am
Are you sure...this is the way the question looks $75 and $530??