anonymous
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PLZZZ HELPPPPPPPP!! The students at Midtown Middle school sold flowers as a fundraiser in September and October. In October, they charged $1.50 for each flower. The October price was a 20% increase of the September price. Part A: What was the price of the flowers in September? Part B: The seventh-grade class earned 40% of the selling price of each flower. In September, they sold 900 flowers. In October, they sold 700 flowers. Did they earn more money in September or October? How much more?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
@coco_blue
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
@taylorz115820

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anonymous
  • anonymous
okay basically for part A , you take $1.50 to be 100% so 1.50 = 100% and x = 20% increase which mean x = 120 so cross multiply -> 1.5 (120) = 100x to get your value of x
anonymous
  • anonymous
If I find the value of x will that be the answer for part A? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes, that would be for part A
anonymous
  • anonymous
What will be the answer? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
did you try it yourself?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Is it 1.25?
anonymous
  • anonymous
nope , it's 1.8
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay what about part B? @pu
anonymous
  • anonymous
you multiply 120(1.5) and then divide by 100
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohhhh okay thanks but what about Part B now? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh wait omg no leslie, your answer is correct I misread the question , im so sorry :/
anonymous
  • anonymous
Oh so its 1.25? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
yep it's 1.25 sorry about that
anonymous
  • anonymous
No it's okay at least you tried your best do u know part B? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
alright for Part B, in September , 900 flowers were sold at the price of $1.25 and in October, 700 flowers were sold at the price of $1.50 so multiply the number of flowers for each year with the price in each year : in September -> total sales were 900(1.25) = $1125 and in October -> total sales were 700(1.5)=$1050 and now find 40% of each total sale and compare
anonymous
  • anonymous
So the first answer will be September right? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
yup
anonymous
  • anonymous
I don't get the 2nd one? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
? what dont you get specifically
anonymous
  • anonymous
When you said to now find 40% of each total sale and compare @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
ohhh because in the question they said that they earned 40% of their costs, so that means they earned 40% of their sales
anonymous
  • anonymous
Okay so how can u solve this? @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
40/100 multiplied by each total sale
anonymous
  • anonymous
Can you tell me the answer? I will give you a medal the multiple choice is $30 $75 $190 @Purplerainbowcherry
anonymous
  • anonymous
the answer is 30 :/

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