Posted by Carrie on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:23pm.
Mr.Santiago brought 10 crates of oranges. There were 50 oranges in each crates. He sold 65% of them. 8% of the remainder went bad, and he threw them away.
A) How much money did Mr.Santiago earn if he sold the oranges 5 for $1.20
B) If he made $24.15 by selling the rest of the oranges,how much did he charge for each orange?

Math  Steve, Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:25am
500 oranges total
sold .65*500 = 325, leaving 175
8% of 175 = 14 went bad
sold 325 * 1.20/5 = $78.00
(17514)p = 24.15
p = $.15 each

Math  Reiny, Monday, March 28, 2016 at 7:37pm
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