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## Stella bought 14 purses for $50. The next day she bought 2 more for a total of $38. What was the mean cost per purse?

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Stella bought 14 purses for $50. The next day she bought 2 more for a total of $38. What was the mean cost per purse?

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2021-09-02T06:44:19+00:00
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Answer:

$48.5

Step-by-step explanation:

Given data

Number of purses= 14+2= 16

Cost of 14 purses= $50

Cost of 2 purses= $38

Let us use the weighted cost method

Mean cost = (14*50+ 2*38)/16

Mean cost = (700+ 76)/16

Mean cost = 776/16

Mean cost =$48.5