# Profit Word Problems

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# Profit Word Problems

• 100 rooms can rent at \$50 per day (#1214)
100 rooms can rent at \$50 per day.  For each \$1 increase in daily rate, the vacant rooms increase by 2. The cost of cleaning is \$8 per occupied room. What room rate maximizes ...
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• A man sold an article (#3068)
A man sold an article for \$3850 at profit of 6%. What would be the gain or loss in ...
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• A person buys a new MP3 player (#1131)
A person buys a new MP3 player for \$150 on the Internet, sells it on the Inernet for \$175, buys it back for \$195, and sells it again for \$230. After all these transactions, has the person made a profit? If ...
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• A small fastfood restaurant invests (#2684)
A small fastfood restaurant invests 7000 to produce a new food item that will sell for \$4.59. Each item can be produced for \$3.25...
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• A toy store makes \$12,000 profit (#1310)
A toy store makes \$12,000 profit on sales of \$300,000...
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• Profit (#3929)
An item cost an owner \$50. She markedd it up 40% and advertised it at that ...
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• Profit (#4879)
A grocery store bought milk for \$2.80 per half gallon and stored it in  two refrigerators. During the night, one refrigerator malfunctioned and ruined 14 half gallons. If the remaining milk is sold for \$4.02 per half gallon, how many half gallons did the store buy if they made a profit of \$63...
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• Profit (#5579)
Ms. Kunin has created her own scarf buisiness. Ms. Kunin spends \$950 for the materials to create her scarves and is selling each scarf at a price of \$15 (they are nice scarves).

Write an equation to represent the p profit Ms. Kunin will make selling s scarves.

If Ms. Kunin sold 80 scarves, how much profit would she make?

Ms. Kunin has a goal of making 42000 a ...
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• Profit (#9267)
a company makes 2 types of window cleaners, Cleanit and Supercleanit. The formula for a 16 oz. bottle of cleanit is 8 oz. of ammonia and 8 oz. of water.  The formula for a Supercleanit 16 oz. bottle is 12 oz. of ammonia and 4 oz. of water. the profit on a bottle of cleanit is \$1 snf on Supercleanit !1.25. if the company has 1200 oz. of ammonia and 800 oz. of ...
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• Profit (#10094)
Jeanne wrote a booklet showing people how to do origami folds.  She then photocopied it (each booklet cost her \$1.45 to copy) and sold the copies for \$2.00 each.  She also bought a small ad, costing \$24, to advertise the book.  Not considering the cost of her ...
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• Profit (#10213)
In October, a greeting card company's total profit was 12% more than it was in September. The total profit for the two months was \$689,000. Write a verbal model, assign ...
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• Profit (#10666)
Best Buy purchased 45 stereos, gave away two in a contest, and sold the rest at three times their purchase price. If the stores total profit was \$4620...
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• The manager at Cream of the Crop bought (#3086)
The manager at Cream of the Crop bought a load of watermelons for \$200. She priced the melons so that she would make \$1.50 profit on each melon. When all but 30 had been sold, the manager had recovered her initial ...
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