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Find the number of boxes of apples that needed to be sold in 1998 to make a profit of $40,000. Round to the nearest whole number.Last year, wholesale prices went as low as $5 a box; it takes $9.50 a box to break even, the growers say. This year [1998], apples are selling at an average of $14 a box.

Find the number of boxes of apples that needed to be sold in 1998 to make a profit of $40,000. Round to the nearest whole number.Last year, wholesale prices went as low as $5 a box; it takes $9.50 a box to break even, the growers say. This year [1998], apples are selling at an average of $14 a box.

assign variables. Identify a strategy to solve. solve. explain why solution is reasonable.

report the solution (To make a profit of $40,000, growers must sell about ? boxes of apples. )