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Posted by **shannon** on Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:19am.

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What would be the profit/bottle in this case? (Round the number of bottles down to the nearest whole bottle. Round your answer correct to the nearest cent.)

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**Kasie**, Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:37amwell it'll be about 25 bottles sold before the profit changes; 5.00 will become approximately 4.99 after 25 bottles sold (0.005 rounds off to 0.01). after the first 25, the profit won't change to 4.98 until 50 bottles are sold. (0.015 will round off to 0.02) the 50 bottles per cycle will continue through out the process;

25 bottles sold = $125 profit ($5*25)

75 bottles sold = $125 + $249.5 ($4.99*50)

125 bottles sold = $374.5 + ($4.98*50)

continue this process and you will find the answer once you reach 9600 bottles.

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**Kasie**, Friday, November 30, 2012 at 11:38amFor the second part; take the answer from the first question and divide it by 9600.

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