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anonymous
 5 years ago
A grocer bought a box of soap containing 72 bars for $49.00. Some of the soap he sold at 3 bars for $2.50, and the rest $0.70 a bar. This gave a profit of $7.80. How many bars did he sell?
anonymous
 5 years ago
A grocer bought a box of soap containing 72 bars for $49.00. Some of the soap he sold at 3 bars for $2.50, and the rest $0.70 a bar. This gave a profit of $7.80. How many bars did he sell?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Anybody wanna help pleas???

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$2.5 = 48 bars $0.7 = 24 bars

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah, i got that also. sorry.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let x = number sold at 3 / $2.50 72  x = number sold at $.70 2.50 / 3x + 2.10 (72 x = 49.00 + 7.80 2.50x + 151.20  2.10x = 170.40 .4x = 19.20 x = 48 48 \[\div\] 3 = 16 2.50 x 16 = 40 .70 x 24 = 16.80 40.00 + 16.80 = 56.80 56.80  49.00 = 7.80

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let x=number sold at 0.7 72x=number sold at 0.25 2.5(72x)/3 + 0.7x=56.8 1802.5x+2.1x=170.4 0.4x=9.6 x=24 72x=7224=48
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