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Dinky toy sold at 6d (2 1/2 pence) in 1963. Recently it was resold for £12,650 Calculate the percentage profit made on the sale of the toy in the newspaper cutting. Give to 3 significant figu...

a shop made a profit of 6.2% last year. If the actual profit was \$156 000, what were the total costs and what were the total sales?

A company that manufactures mountain bikes makes a daily profit p according to the equation p=-200x2 +  8600x – 91,568, where p is measured in dollars and x is the number of mountain...

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The following were bought; 12 stickers (unit price \$0.49), 3 t-shirt( unit price 12.50), 2 CD's (unit price 16.95) and 5 posters (unit price 6.20)....   Amanda sold 6 of the 12 stickers...

A western shop wishes to purchase 300 felt and 200 straw cowboy hats. Bids have been received from three wholesalers. Texas hatters has agreed to supply not more than 200 hats, Lone Star Hatters not...

You work for a small flower shop which wishes to determine how much to charge for a boquet of flowers. The higher price you charge, the fewer bouquets you will sell, but the more money you will make...

A photographer charges \$250 flat rate, plus \$7.50 per photo to edit and print. The cost of each photo to edit and print is \$5.29. She has to pay \$400 in salary for the day. How many photos must she...

A retail shop sells a product for \$1.47 each.This price includes a sales tax of 20%.When sales tax is removed,the shop makes a profit margin of 14.5%.How much does the retailer pay per product?

An Article is sold at a profit of 10% . If both the cost price and seling price are Rs 25 less, the profit would be 5% more. Find the cost price.

For the given cost function C(x)=3000+640x+1.1x2 and the demand function p(x)=1920 (i.e. the price p at the given volume of demand x) . Find the production level that will...