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anonymous
 one year ago
A grocer pays $7.00 for each carton of 14 cantaloupes. Which inequality describes p, the set of prices, in dollars, that he can charge for each cantaloupe to make more than $1.00 profit on each one?
anonymous
 one year ago
A grocer pays $7.00 for each carton of 14 cantaloupes. Which inequality describes p, the set of prices, in dollars, that he can charge for each cantaloupe to make more than $1.00 profit on each one?

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phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0$7.00 for each carton of 14 cantaloupes. that means 14 cantaloupes cost $7 how much does one cantaloupe cost? any idea?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, or $0.50 you do $7/14 = $1/2 or $0.50

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0he wants more than $1.00 profit on each one which means more than $1 above his cost of $0.50 he will want to charge more than $1 + $0.50 = $1.50 do you know how to write the inequality to show p (for price) is bigger than 1.50 ?

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes. you put the "big side" of > next to the bigger "thing" , in this case p and the "small side" of > next to the smaller number 1.50

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, thank you very much! this wa my first time asking a question so do i leave this up or do i close? im not sure how this works exactly

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0close it, otherwise it clutters up the list of open questions.
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