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Posted by on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 11:48am.

For $4.50 a grocer buys a case of fruit which contains 14 dozen. She knows that 4 dozen will spoil before she sells them. At what price per dozen must she sell the good ones to gain 1/3 of the whole cost?
is there any quick way to do this question.
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  • Math - , Friday, March 23, 2012 at 7:55pm

    (1/3) * $4.50 = $1.50. = Income.

    P = $1.50 / (14-4) = $0.15 / doz.

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