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Mathematics > Standard Multiple Choice

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A florist buys roses at 0.50 dollar a piece and sells them for 1.00 dollar a piece. If there are no other expenses, how many roses must be sold in order to make a profit of 300 dollars?

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Each rose brings a profit of 1.00 dollar minus 0.50 dollar, or 0.50 dollar. How many 0.50 dollars are there in 300 dollars?

Question of the Day

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Mar
23
2014
72,605 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
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Correct 46,254
Incorrect 26,351
63% correct

Mathematics > Standard Multiple Choice

Read the following SAT test question and then click on a button to select your answer. 

A florist buys roses at 0.50 dollar a piece and sells them for 1.00 dollar a piece. If there are no other expenses, how many roses must be sold in order to make a profit of 300 dollars?

Answer Choices

Answer

Each rose brings a profit of 1.00 dollar minus 0.50 dollar, or 0.50 dollar. The number of roses that need to be sold to make a profit of 300 dollars is 300 dollars divided by 0.50 dollar. This is 600 roses.