anonymous
  • anonymous
Angelica's service club is selling flowers for a fundraiser. Each flower costs them $0.50 to purchase. They set the sale price of each flower at the purchase price plus 40%. Write and solve an equation to determine how many flowers they will need to sell to make a profit of $500. Use complete sentences to explain what each number and variable in your equation represents. Write your solution in the context of the original problem.
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jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
hint: \[\Large \text{sale price} = \text{purchase price}+0.40\times\left(\text{purchase price}\right)\] the "0.40" refers to the 40%. This is known as the markup.
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
let me know if that's enough to get started

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anonymous
  • anonymous
im still confused im not very good at algebra
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
what's the purchase price?
anonymous
  • anonymous
all i know is they need to make a $500 profit
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
they give it to you in the problem
anonymous
  • anonymous
i think they would need to sell 2500 flowers
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
how did you get that number?
anonymous
  • anonymous
0.20f = 500 f = 500/0.20
jim_thompson5910
  • jim_thompson5910
very good, the sale price is $0.70 so they make 20 cents per flower
anonymous
  • anonymous
ahh ok
anonymous
  • anonymous
theres another question that is very hard for me

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