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 one year ago
Karrie bought a refrigerator from a rental center for $989.47. She makes 12 monthly payments of $97.32 with her credit card. The rental center charges $2.25 for every purchase made with a credit card. She also had to pay late fees in the amount of $55 four different times. What is the total cost of the refrigerator?
 one year ago
Karrie bought a refrigerator from a rental center for $989.47. She makes 12 monthly payments of $97.32 with her credit card. The rental center charges $2.25 for every purchase made with a credit card. She also had to pay late fees in the amount of $55 four different times. What is the total cost of the refrigerator?

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Hope_nicole
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well you know that the renatl centers charges will be 2.25 multiplied by 12 since she is making twelve payments

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Hope_nicole it only charges 2.25 for a purchase.

Hope_nicole
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh my bad, thank you @agent0smith .

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.012 payments of 97.32, 4 late fees of 55, and one 2.25 purchase fee: \[12 \times $97.2 + 4 \times $55 + 1 \times $2.25 = ?\]

Hope_nicole
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0make sure to do your multiplication first @beckyabney

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it 1414.84... close but not quite.

beckyabney
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@agent0smith that would mean the answer is 1390.09 but thats not even an answer...

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Closer... but still not quite correct. \[\large (12 \times $97.2) + (4 \times $55) +( 1 \times $2.25) = ?\]

beckyabney
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its 97.32 not 97.2. i typed that same exact equation into my calculater and got 1390.09 and thats not an option

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, my bad, i misread it. What are the answer choices?

beckyabney
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$1,387.84 $1,414.84 $1,167.84 $1,194.84

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well then it looks like the $2.25 doesn't count as part of the cost, for whatever reason. If you remove the 2.25, you get one of those answers.

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Or if you remove the late fees as well you get another of those answers :/

beckyabney
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think that they charge 2.25 for every credit card charge

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If the credit card actually charges 2.25 for every *payment* then the question is just very poorly worded.

agent0smith
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The question states "$2.25 for every purchase made with a credit card" the only purchase she made is the fridge.
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