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# A certain shipping service charges an insurance fee of $0.75  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message TAGS: GRE Prep Club Legend Joined: 07 Jun 2014 Posts: 4809 GRE 1: Q167 V156 WE: Business Development (Energy and Utilities) Followers: 123 Kudos [?]: 1965 [1] , given: 397 A certain shipping service charges an insurance fee of$0.75 [#permalink]  28 Nov 2015, 06:28
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A certain shipping service charges an insurance fee of $0.75 when shipping any package with contents worth$25.00 or less and an insurance fee of $1.00 when shipping any package with contents worth over$25.00. If Dan uses the shipping company to ship three packages with contents worth $18.25,$25.00, and $127.50, respectively, what is the total insurance fee that the company charges Dan to ship the three packages? A.$1.75
B. $2.25 C.$2.50
D. $2.75 E.$3.00

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Re: A certain shipping service charges an insurance fee of $0.75 [#permalink] 01 Dec 2015, 18:22 Expert's post Solution Note that two of the packages being shipped have contents that are worth$25.00 or less.
Therefore, each of them has an insurance fee of $0.75, for a total of$1.50.
The third package has contents worth over $25.00, and it has an insurance fee of$1.00.
Therefore, the total insurance fee for the three packages is $1.50 +$1.00 = $2.50, and the correct answer is $$C$$. _________________ Sandy If you found this post useful, please let me know by pressing the Kudos Button Try our free Online GRE Test GRE Instructor Joined: 10 Apr 2015 Posts: 2162 Followers: 64 Kudos [?]: 1975 [1] , given: 19 Re: A certain shipping service charges an insurance fee of$0.75 [#permalink]  15 May 2019, 14:11
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A certain shipping service charges an insurance fee of $0.75 when shipping any package with contents worth$25.00 or less and an insurance fee of $1.00 when shipping any package with contents worth over$25.00. If Dan uses the shipping company to ship three packages with contents worth $18.25,$25.00, and $127.50, respectively, what is the total insurance fee that the company charges Dan to ship the three packages? A.$1.75
B. $2.25 C.$2.50
D. $2.75 E.$3.00

$18.25 package Cost =$0.75

$25.00 package Cost =$0.75

$127.50 package Cost =$1.00

TOTAL cost = $0.75 +$0.75 + $1.00 =$2.50

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