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# A telephone company charges Rs0.05 per minute for local calls and Rs0.12 per minute for long distance calls. Which expression gives the total cost in rupees for "x" minutes of local calls and "y" minutes for long distance calls?

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0.05x+0.12y

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0.05x0.12y

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0.17(x+y)

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0.17xy

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Solution

## The correct option is A 0.05x+0.12y Given, the charges for local and long distance calls are Rs0.05 per minute and Rs0.12 per minute respectively. Total minutes of local call is "x" minutes. Total minutes of long distance call is "y" minutes. Therefore, the required algebraic equation is Rs 0.05x+0.12y

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