Monday

September 1, 2014

September 1, 2014

Posted by **Lisa** on Friday, September 14, 2007 at 4:23pm.

Then we have to writer a linear equation, for which I got: y-27/4x+25. We also had to find the cost per t-shirt, for which I got: $31.75. The last part I don't understand, however: fidn the shipping and handling charge.

If anyone could help, I would really appreciate it. Thanks in advance.

The second word problem is:

It costs Consolidated Cereals Corporation $1050 to produce 100 boxes of corn flakes and $1250 to produce 500 boxes. I found the cost function: c(x)=1/2x+1000 but don't know how to determine the fixed cost and the variable cost per box (mainly because I have no idea what those are.)

Once again, thanks in advance.

- Math Word Problems -
**bobpursley**, Friday, September 14, 2007 at 6:52pmI dont agree with your solution to the first question.

Cost= m x+b

x is the cost per shirt, b is the handling charge

295=40m+b

565=80m+b

subtract the first equation from the second:

370=40x solve for m, the cost of each shirt. Then solve for b, put all that into y= mx+b

One the second question,

Cost= variable cost * n + Fixedcosts or

cost= n*v+F

1250=500v+f

1050=100v+f

subtract the second equation from the first

200=400v solve for v, and it is 1/2 dollar. Solve for f, the fixed cost, and it looks as if it is 1000 dollars.

- Math Word Problems -
**Lisa**, Friday, September 14, 2007 at 10:15pmThanks for your help, but my teacher wanted me to use point-slope form to solve the equations rather than subtracting one equation from the other. Do you know how to do that?

- Math Word Problems -

**Related Questions**

math - When the Senior class decided to order T-shirts, they were quoted a price...

math - The Math-Is-Fun T-shirt Company manufactures and sells screen-printed t-...

math - For a fundrasier, the Best Buddies club sold t-shirts. The adult shirts ...

8th grade math - Albert has a home screen printing business. He has designed a ...

math HELP! - Kara's custom tees experienced fixed costs of $300 and variable ...

algebra1 - a wholesaler bought a batch of t-shirts for $77.00.She gave two of ...

math - I just started the 5th grade and I don't understand one of my math ...

MATH,CORRECTION - Directions solve each of the following problems. Besure to ...

math - teemu's t-shirts designs and manufactures t-shirts for a $15 flat design ...

math - teemu's t-shirts designs and manufactures t-shirts for a $15 flat design ...