## A certain company charges $$\6$$ per package to ship packages weighing less than $$2$$ pounds each. For a package

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### A certain company charges $$\6$$ per package to ship packages weighing less than $$2$$ pounds each. For a package

by AAPL » Wed May 31, 2023 8:24 am

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A certain company charges $$\6$$ per package to ship packages weighing less than $$2$$ pounds each. For a package weighing $$2$$ pounds or more, the company charges an initial fee of $$\6$$ plus $$\2$$ per pound. If the company charged $$\38$$ to ship a certain package, which of the following was the weight of the package, in pounds?

A) $$16$$
B) $$17$$
C) $$19$$
D) $$20$$
E) $$22$$

OA A

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### Re: A certain company charges $$\6$$ per package to ship packages weighing less than $$2$$ pounds each. For a package

by GMATJourneyman » Sat Jun 03, 2023 8:28 am
AAPL wrote:
Wed May 31, 2023 8:24 am
GMAT Prep

A certain company charges $$\6$$ per package to ship packages weighing less than $$2$$ pounds each. For a package weighing $$2$$ pounds or more, the company charges an initial fee of $$\6$$ plus $$\2$$ per pound. If the company charged $$\38$$ to ship a certain package, which of the following was the weight of the package, in pounds?

A) $$16$$
B) $$17$$
C) $$19$$
D) $$20$$
E) $$22$$

OA A
The total shipping charge is $38. We subtract the initial fee of$6 to get $32. That's the cost for the weight alone. At$2 per pound, that gives us 16 pounds. So, the package weighs 16 pounds. Hence, the answer is (A) 16

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