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janessia
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A baker earns 15¢ profit per glazed doughnut g, and 40¢ profit per jelly doughnut j. If a customer wants to buy no more than a dozen doughnuts and wants to try at least one of each kind, what is the maximum profit the baker can earn?
Choose one answer.
a. $4.55
b. $4.80
c. $3.30
d. $1.80
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janessia Group Title
A baker earns 15¢ profit per glazed doughnut g, and 40¢ profit per jelly doughnut j. If a customer wants to buy no more than a dozen doughnuts and wants to try at least one of each kind, what is the maximum profit the baker can earn? Choose one answer. a. $4.55 b. $4.80 c. $3.30 d. $1.80
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Can anyone help?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay so we can compute that profit: Profit = 15g + 40j Do you get this part?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no i dnt understand any of it to be honest idk even kno how to start this problem this is for my online quiz
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do i add those two together? is that wat ur saying?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay, this guy earn 15 cents for every glazed donut (g) sold, that could be reprensented as 15g, is this part okay?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes i understand tht so far
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Great! :) Now, this man doesn't only sell glazed donuts, he also sells jelly, j, and he earns 40 cents of profits per jelly donut, we can write that as 40j, that's cool too?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes i got tht too!
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good! So what this guy is making would be the profit of these two sweets, hence Profit = 15g+40j
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohk got tht so i add those?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now you are asked to get the maximum profit, if the person buy a dozen of donuts, 12, although he wants to eat at LEAST one of them.
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but also wants max profits, therefore put 1 donuts of the cheapest, and 11 donuts of the most expensive, is that part clear?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no lol uhm ohk so i multiply 12 by 15? since he gets 15 cents for every doughnut he sells?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, the customer wants to taste at least of one the donuts, but ALSO make the most profits possible.
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
soo confusing so i use 11 not 12?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i hope im not annoying u sorry if i am i juss dnt get it.
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So put 1 donuts of the cheapest, so he can taste to at least one of each and the rest on the most expensive g is the cheapest, put 1 of g j is the most expensive, put 11 of j; 1+11=12 :D No worries! OpenStudy is a place to learn, the most important is to tell us what you don't understand :)
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohk so he made one donut cheap so he can eat it nd raised the price on the other 11 so he can still make the same amount of money as if he sold 12?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well he wants to make the most profits, exact?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so he wants to make more than wat he wud have?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No no, do you agree with the statement above?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i guess so
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good, so the best way for him to make the maximum profit when a customer buy a dozen of donuts(12) is hope they buy 12 of the most expensive, true?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but the customer wants to eat at LEAST one of EACH, and the seller wants to make the MOST profit, if he only put 1 donut of the cheapest, does it satisfies the situation?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes it does
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So he should sell 1 of the cheapest, and 11 of the most expensive (that makes a dozen) so he can make the maximum profit he can get, letting the customer tastes to at least one of each, do you follow me?
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so hes taking one of each of the expensive donuts nd making them cheaper so tht the customers can try one of each nd he still will make the most profit
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so g=1 and j=11 :)
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes ohk now wat do i do with those?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You plug them in the equation we computed above :D Profit = 15g+40j :D
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohk 15*1+40*11?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Excellent! :D Good job :)
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And remember those are cents, you have to transform them into dollars to get your answer :)
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nd i end up with 15+440?
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You got your answer!
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i did!!???
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
THANKSSSSSS SO MUCH!!!!
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janessia Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I LOVEEE UU lol
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zepp Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You are welcome :)
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