Mathematics
Davriel
2016-04-12 09:39:21
Julio has started his very own floral business. He sells centerpieces for $19.50 each. His fixed costs are $500 per month, and each centerpiece cost $8 to produce. What is your break-even point? a. Julio must sell approximately 18 centerpieces to break even. b. Julio must sell approximately 23 centerpieces to break even. c. Julio must sell approximately 44 centerpieces to break even. d. Julio must sell approximately 55 centerpieces to break even.
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PazSheppard
2016-04-12 13:50:19

500= (19.50-8.00)x500 = 11.50xx=500/11.50=43.48 so he needs to sell approximately 44 centerpieces to break even

woodallrosa32
2016-04-12 13:51:34

19.50x - 8x-500 = 0 Solve for x 19.50x - 8x=500 11.5x=500 X=500/11.5 X=43.48 The answer is c. Julio must sell approximately 44 centerpieces to break even.

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