Jeremy buys two gumball refills for 4.95 each and a gumball machine for 19.95 online. He then consults a chart which tells him the cost of shipping and handling given the amount of money he needs to spend on the gumball refills and the gumball machine. If he spends between 0.01 and 10.00 on merchandise, he pays 4.95 in shipping and handling. If he spends between 10.01 and 25.00 on merchandise, he pays 5.95 in shipping and handling. If he spends above 25 on merchandise, he pays 6.95 in shipping and handling. How much does he have to pay in total for the gumball refills, gumball machine, and shipping and handling?
Jeremy bought 2 gumball refills @ $4.95 each. So:
2 x $4.95 =$9.90 - cost of 2 refills.
$19.95 for gumball machine + $9.90 for 2 refills =$29.85 - amount spent.
Because Jeremy spent MORE than $25 on merchandise (I assumed that 2 gumball refills are merchandise !!), then he must pay $6.95 in shipping and handling.
$9.90 + $19.95 + $6.95 =$36.80 - what Jeremy paid in total.