# Algebra

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**Mandy**
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Based on surveys conducted in your area, you determine that it is feasible to sell your specialty pizzas for $15. The cost for making the pizzas includes a fixed cost of $55 and a labor cost of $4 per pizza.

Establish an equation to determine revenue. Establish an equation to determine total cost.

How many pizzas must be sold to break even (i.e., you experience neither a profit nor a loss)? Interpret your result.

As a business owner, it is very important to have an understanding of profit and loss. The formula for determining profit is Profit = revenue – cost (P = R – C).

Determine the profit if 500 specialty pizzas are sold. Interpret your result.

How many specialty pizzas would need to be sold to make a profit of $1,100? Interpret your result.