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Posted by **franklin** on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 5:16am.

The profit for a company is determined by the equation y = 0.02x – 0.30, where y represents the profit and x represents the number of items sold. How many items must be sold so that the profit will be at least $4000?

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**Damon**, Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 6:25amI suspect you have a typo but

solve equality first. Any greater number sold gives more profit.

4000 + .3 = .02x

x = 200,000

so

x>200,000

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**franklin**, Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 6:36amthank you, that is actually how the word problem was phrased.

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