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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?

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500 oranges total
sold .65*500 = 325, leaving 175
8% of 175 = 14 went bad

sold 325 * 1.20/5 = \$78.00

(175-14)p = 24.15
p = \$.15 each

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