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My solution:

Original price for an apple is 0.4 dollars, during the sale, 3 apples will cost $1.

To purchase 30 apples, the original price will be 0.4*30=$12, the discounted price will be $10. So the difference will be $2

- by kaylajiang

Thu Nov 01, 2018 4:44 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: At the local grocery store, apples normally cost 40 cents
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I think A is the correct answer. For statement 1, we can draw the height from A to line CD, since the angle A is 120, we can get the height of the trapezoid, thus we can calculate the area. For statement 2, we only know the perimeter is 36, thus BD +CD=36-AB-AC=36-6-8=22. However, there is no way to...

- by kaylajiang

Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:16 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: What is the area of the trapezoid shown?
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My answer is C. Here is the reason: For statement 1: 20 cars were sold for $20,000 ->this implies that the other 30 cars were sold for $30,000 since "An auto dealer sells each car at either $20,000 or $30,000". But we don't have any information about the mark up, so this statement is insuf...

- by kaylajiang

Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:03 pm- Forum: Data Sufficiency
- Topic: An auto dealer sells each car at either $20,000 or $30,000.
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Here is my solution:

The original price for each item is a, then the original total price for 3 items should be 3a. However, since we only need to pay for 2 items (2a), so the discount is 3a-2a/3a=1/3=33.33%

- by kaylajiang

Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:46 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: The discount offer "Buy 2 and get 3" is equivalent
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