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It costs a publishing company $50000 to make books. The $50000 is a fixed cost or a cost that cannot change. To help the publishing company sell the books, a marketing company charges $4 for each book sold. If the company sells the book for $9 each, how many books should they sell to breakeven?
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  1. The publisher evidently makes 9-4 = 5 dollars per book.
    It evidently costs 50,000 to print any number of books (strange, typo maybe)
    5 x = 50,000
    x = 10,000

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