two friends want alex to help them mow lawns.cindy says that she gets $80 for the lawns she wants alex to cut and will give him 60% of this if he works for her.
Banto says that he gets $60 for the lawns he wants alex to cut and will give alex 80% of this.
which friend should alex work for and why?
Jul 26th 2005, 06:16 AM
Here is how you do it, to figure out who gives more money, multiply .6 (60 percent) by 80, then multiply .8 (80 percent) by 60. And the answer is... the same. OK...
Alex should go with the person who gives him the least amount of law work.