Joel sells ice cream cones at the county fair. he has to rent the equipment for $49 and spend $.043 on ingredients for each one. How many ice cream cones must he sells at $1.10 each in order to make a profit? Write an inequality that represents how many ice cream cones must be sold to make a profit.
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Math ( Word Problem ) - Steve, Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 1:19pm
The sales must exceed the cost.
sales on n cones = 1.1n
cost of n cones = 49 + .043n
So, you need
1.1n > 49 + .043n
1.057n > 49
n > 46.3
So, she must sell at least 47 cones to make a profit.
Math ( Word Problem ) - nelly, Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 6:40pm
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