anonymous
  • anonymous
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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At vero eos et accusamus et iusto odio dignissimos ducimus qui blanditiis praesentium voluptatum deleniti atque corrupti quos dolores et quas molestias excepturi sint occaecati cupiditate non provident, similique sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollitia animi, id est laborum et dolorum fuga. Et harum quidem rerum facilis est et expedita distinctio. Nam libero tempore, cum soluta nobis est eligendi optio cumque nihil impedit quo minus id quod maxime placeat facere possimus, omnis voluptas assumenda est, omnis dolor repellendus. Itaque earum rerum hic tenetur a sapiente delectus, ut aut reiciendis voluptatibus maiores alias consequatur aut perferendis doloribus asperiores repellat.
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phi
  • phi
$7.00 for each carton of 14 cantaloupes. that means 14 cantaloupes cost $7 how much does one cantaloupe cost? any idea?
anonymous
  • anonymous
50 cents.
phi
  • phi
yes, or $0.50 you do $7/14 = $1/2 or $0.50

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phi
  • phi
he 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 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
p>1.50
phi
  • phi
yes. 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
  • anonymous
ok, 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
  • phi
close it, otherwise it clutters up the list of open questions.
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks

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