SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 575: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 575

11. A pack of 10 baseball cards costs $3. A pack of 12 basketball cards costs $3. If Karim spends $15 on packs of one type of card, then at most how many more basketball cards than baseball cards could he purchase?

A. 5
B. 10
C. 12
D. 15
E. 18

Correct Answer: B

Explanation:

B For $15, Karim could buy 5 packs of either type of card. Baseball cards are 10 to a pack: 5 × 10 = 50 baseball cards. Basketball cards are 12 to a pack: 5 × 12 = 60. The difference between 50 and 60 is 10, answer B.

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