SOLUTION: Parking in a student lot costs \$2 for thr first half hour and \$1.25 for each hour thereafter. A partial hour is charged the same as a full hour. What is the longest time that a stu

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 Question 622605: Parking in a student lot costs \$2 for thr first half hour and \$1.25 for each hour thereafter. A partial hour is charged the same as a full hour. What is the longest time that a student can park in this lot for \$8?Answer by josmiceli(9645)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The student has \$6 left after 1st 1/2 hr The next 4 hrs cost \$5 The student has \$1 left which he can't use, so The longest he can park for is 4 and 1/2 hrs