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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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  1. anonymous
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    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

  5. anonymous
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    If I find the value of x will that be the answer for part A? @Purplerainbowcherry

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    yes, that would be for part A

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    What will be the answer? @Purplerainbowcherry

  8. anonymous
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    did you try it yourself?

  9. anonymous
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    Is it 1.25?

  10. anonymous
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    nope , it's 1.8

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    okay what about part B? @pu

  12. anonymous
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    you multiply 120(1.5) and then divide by 100

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    ohhhh okay thanks but what about Part B now? @Purplerainbowcherry

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    oh wait omg no leslie, your answer is correct I misread the question , im so sorry :/

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    Oh so its 1.25? @Purplerainbowcherry

  16. anonymous
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    yep it's 1.25 sorry about that

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    No it's okay at least you tried your best do u know part B? @Purplerainbowcherry

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    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

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    So the first answer will be September right? @Purplerainbowcherry

  20. anonymous
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    yup

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    I don't get the 2nd one? @Purplerainbowcherry

  22. anonymous
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    ? what dont you get specifically

  23. anonymous
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    When you said to now find 40% of each total sale and compare @Purplerainbowcherry

  24. anonymous
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    ohhh because in the question they said that they earned 40% of their costs, so that means they earned 40% of their sales

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    Okay so how can u solve this? @Purplerainbowcherry

  26. anonymous
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    40/100 multiplied by each total sale

  27. anonymous
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    Can you tell me the answer? I will give you a medal the multiple choice is $30 $75 $190 @Purplerainbowcherry

  28. anonymous
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    the answer is 30 :/

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