An assortment of 200 pencils is sold through a catalog for $\$19.90$. Shipping is an additional $\$6.95$. Including the charges for both the pencils and the shipping, what is the average cost, in cents, for each pencil

Answers

Answer:

13.425¢ per pencil

Step-by-step explanation:

The per-pencil cost is the total costdivided by the number of pencils.

Application

The total cost is the cost for 200 pencils plus the cost for shipping:

total cost = $19.90 +6.95 = $26.85

The cost per pencil is …

total cost / number of pencils = $26.85 / 200 = $0.13425 = 13.425¢

Answer:Step-by-step explanation:per-pencil costis thetotal costdividedby thenumber of pencils.## Application

13.425¢The average cost per pencil is 13.425 cents.