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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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  1. Hope_nicole Group Title
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    well you know that the renatl centers charges will be 2.25 multiplied by 12 since she is making twelve payments

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  2. beckyabney Group Title
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    is it 1414.84

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  3. agent0smith Group Title
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    @Hope_nicole it only charges 2.25 for a purchase.

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    ohh my bad, thank you @agent0smith .

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  5. agent0smith Group Title
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    12 payments of 97.32, 4 late fees of 55, and one 2.25 purchase fee: \[12 \times $97.2 + 4 \times $55 + 1 \times $2.25 = ?\]

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  6. Hope_nicole Group Title
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    make sure to do your multiplication first @beckyabney

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  7. agent0smith Group Title
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    is it 1414.84... close but not quite.

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  8. beckyabney Group Title
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    @agent0smith that would mean the answer is 1390.09 but thats not even an answer...

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  9. agent0smith Group Title
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    Closer... but still not quite correct. \[\large (12 \times $97.2) + (4 \times $55) +( 1 \times $2.25) = ?\]

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  10. beckyabney Group Title
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    its 97.32 not 97.2. i typed that same exact equation into my calculater and got 1390.09 and thats not an option

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  11. agent0smith Group Title
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    Oh, my bad, i misread it. What are the answer choices?

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  12. beckyabney Group Title
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    $1,387.84 $1,414.84 $1,167.84 $1,194.84

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  13. agent0smith Group Title
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    Well 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.

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  14. agent0smith Group Title
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    Or if you remove the late fees as well you get another of those answers :/

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  15. beckyabney Group Title
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    i think that they charge 2.25 for every credit card charge

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  16. agent0smith Group Title
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    If the credit card actually charges 2.25 for every *payment* then the question is just very poorly worded.

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  17. agent0smith Group Title
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    The question states "$2.25 for every purchase made with a credit card" the only purchase she made is the fridge.

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