Level Five - Applied Math

Quik Call charges 18¢ per minute for long-distance calls. Econo Phone totals your phone usage each month and rounds the number of minutes up to the nearest 15 minutes. It then charges $7.90 per hour of phone usage, dividing this charge into 15-minute segments if you used less than a full hour. 

  1. 3.

    If your office makes 5 hours 3 minutes worth of calls this month using the company with the lower price, how much will these calls cost?

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Why this is a Level 5 item:
  • There are several steps of logic and calculation.
  • Examinees must perform calculations using mixed numbers.
  • Examinees must compare their answers with two sets of calculations and choose the "best deal."