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anonymous
 one year ago
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.
anonymous
 one year ago
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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hint: \[\Large \text{sale price} = \text{purchase price}+0.40\times\left(\text{purchase price}\right)\] the "0.40" refers to the 40%. This is known as the markup.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1let me know if that's enough to get started

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im still confused im not very good at algebra

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what's the purchase price?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0all i know is they need to make a $500 profit

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1they give it to you in the problem

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think they would need to sell 2500 flowers

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how did you get that number?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.00.20f = 500 f = 500/0.20

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1very good, the sale price is $0.70 so they make 20 cents per flower

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0theres another question that is very hard for me
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