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The cost of shipping a purchase is s dollars up to a purchase value of p dollars, plus an additional 5% of any excess of the purchase price over p dollars. If the value of a purchase is x dollars (where x > p), what is the cost (in dollars) of shipping the purchase?

(A) s + 0.05x
(B) s + 0.05p
(C) 0.05(s – p + x)
(D) s + 0.05(x – p)
(E) s + 0.05(p – x)
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Re: The cost of shipping a purchase is s dollars up to a purchas [#permalink] New post 04 Feb 2018, 01:43
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The cost of shipping is $s up to a purchase value of $p. Any excess over $p would cause an additional 5% cost.
If the value of the purchase is $x (x>p)
So the total cost is s+0.05(x-p) dollars.
The answer is D.
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