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Parking in a student lot costs $3 for the first half hour and $1.50 for each hour thereafter. A partial hour is charged the same as a full hour. What is the longest time a student can park for in this lot for $9?

Jun 13th, 2015

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parking cost=$3 for the first 30min

and $1.50for each hr after first hr

how long can 1 park for $9

($9-$3)/$1.5

=4hr

4hr+1/2hr

=4hrs 30min long

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Jun 13th, 2015

review answer

1/2 an hr after 1st hr is charged as an hr meaning

for the first hour charges will be ($3+$1.50)=$4.50

($9-$4.5)/$1.5

=3hr+1hr

=4hr correct answer

kindly ignore the first answer

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