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Recent activity on May 25, 2020
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Anonymous A asked on May 23, 2020

Hi i don't understand why we have to multiply 10 not 20 for 'number of miles per trip' in below equation.

In exhibit 1, average miles per route is 20 right?

  • Cost per trip = (Depreciation per mile + fuel per mile) * number of miles per trip + insurance cost per trip + labour cost
  • Cost per trip = (420k / 300k + 0.5) * 10 + 10,500 / 350 / 10 + 20 * 1 = £61

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Ian
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replied on May 23, 2020
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Hi there,

I'm a bit confused by your question. It looks like you do multiply by 10 (see image below).

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Anonymous on May 23, 2020

Oops my bad. I have change the numbers in my question.

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Esmee on Jul 08, 2020

Hi there! I'd also like to know why we multiply by 10 and not by 20? The average miles per trip is 20 right?

Clara
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replied on May 25, 2020
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Hey there!

Since this is an expert cse, I would recommend you to ping directly the author. He is on PrepL!

Hope it helps!

Cheers,

Clara

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