# Algebra

posted by
**bev** on
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Three authors team up to write a childrens book. The publisher pays them according to the following contracts

Author - Fixed Rate - Royalty

Patricia $3000 - 1n

Stephan - $1500 - 2n

Harlan - $1000 - 3n

Determine the total payout if the book sells

* 200 copies

* 5000 copies