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Re: Tom rented a rectangular floor space that measures 10 feet by 12 feet
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25 Jun 2023, 00:04
To calculate the rent per square foot for each individual, we need to divide the total rent by the total area of the rented space.
For Tom:
Rent per square foot = Total rent / Total area
Rent per square foot = $600 / (10 feet * 12 feet)
Rent per square foot = $600 / 120 square feet
Rent per square foot = $5 per square foot
For Harry:
Rent per square foot = Total rent / Total area
Rent per square foot = $600 / (10 feet * 15 feet)
Rent per square foot = $600 / 150 square feet
Rent per square foot = $4 per square foot
Now, let's calculate the difference in rent per square foot between Tom and Harry:
Difference = Rent per square foot (Tom) - Rent per square foot (Harry)
Difference = $5 - $4
Difference = $1
Therefore, Tom paid $1 more rent per square foot than Harry.
Answer: B