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# A bakery can purchase flour at \$1.89 per pound or at a bulk

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A bakery can purchase flour at \$1.89 per pound or at a bulk [#permalink]  07 Jun 2017, 00:56
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A bakery can purchase flour at \$1.89 per pound or at a bulk rate of 50 pounds for \$90.00.

 Quantity A Quantity B The amount saved per pound by purchasing 50 pounds of flour at the bulk rate \$0.09

A) Quantity A is greater.
B) Quantity B is greater.
C) The two quantities are equal.
D) The relationship cannot be determined from the information given.
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA

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Re: A bakery can purchase flour at \$1.89 per pound or at a bulk [#permalink]  11 Oct 2017, 07:18
The amount saved is 50*1.89 - 90 = 94.5 - 90 = 4.5 dollars. However, the question asks for saving per pound, thus we have to divide this saving by 50: 4.5/50 = 0.09.

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