# Algebra

1. A firm pays \$1.75 for each copy of a magazine and sells each one for \$2.50. There is a fixed monthly cost of \$40 for printing the publication. If the firm wants to make \$550 dollars next month, how many magazines do they have to sell?

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1. For x magazines, we need

x(2.50-1.75) + 40.00 >= 550.00
x >= 680

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2. oops, the \$40 is a cost, not a profit

x(2.50-1.75) - 40.00 >= 550.00
x >= 754

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