December 1, 2015

Homework Help: Maths

Posted by Claire on Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 10:08pm.

Alison, Caitlin and Laura are sharing three bedroom two bathroom house at $900 rent per fortnight. Their weekly food bill is $210 per week and they save $50 per week for electricity and water. They share the rent based on the size of their bedroom and bathroom and share other cost equally.
Laura = 20m2
Caitlin = 16m2
Alison = 14m2
a) Calculate how much rent each girl will each fortnight
b) Calculate the total cost of living in the property for each girl
c) Laura's take home pay is $520 per week. What fraction of her pay will be needed to cover her rent? Can she afford to live in the biggest room?

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