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Walk- A- Thon

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Puzzle ID:#23780
Fun:*** (2.36)
Difficulty:*** (2.49)
Category:Math
Submitted By:flirtmaster123*us***
Corrected By:Gizzer

 

 

 



Alyssa, Juan, Myisha, Tracy, and Scott raised a total of $550.68 for the nearby homeless shelter by walking in a "walk-a-thon." Before the walk, they each got promises (pledges) from a number of people to contribute money for each mile they walked. The total amount per mile which each person raised ranged from $7.10 a mile to $20.70 per mile, and the total distance each person walked ranged from 5 3/4 miles to 13 1/2 miles.

At the end of the walk-a-thon, they collected the exact amount that had been pledged to them for each mile they walked. All amounts are rounded to the nearest penny.

Using the information above and the clues below, how far did each person walk, and how much did they each earn to contribute to the shelter?


Alyssa walked the fewest miles, but her total pledge per mile was 50% more than Scott's.
Juan had a total of $10.35 pledged per mile, and walked 3 1/4 more miles than Alyssa.
Myisha walked .25 mile more than Alyssa, but her total pledge per mile was twice Juan's.
Tracy had the least amount per mile pledged.
Scott walked twice as far as Alyssa and had an total of $1.45 more per mile pledged than Juan.

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