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A flower vendor sells roses for 50 cents each. how much does she pay per flower if she makes $6.00 on every twenty dollars worth sold

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Tara Andrews on January 7, 2018

Let $x = the cost per flower.Number of roses sold = 20Profit 20 roses = $6Cost = (30 roses)($x per rose) = $ 20xRevenue = ($0.50 per rose)*(20 roses) = $10Profit = $10 - $ 20 = $6That is,10 - 20x = 620x = 10 - 620x = 4x = $0.2 = 20 centsAnswer: She paid 20 cents for each flower.


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