Where do I start with this problem?

A store owner boughtndozen toy boats at a cost of $3 per dozen and sold them at $.75 a piece. Express the profit P(in dollars) as a function ofn.The answer is 6n.

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- Nov 30th 2008, 03:59 PMRaphaelB30forming a function
Where do I start with this problem?

A store owner bought*n*dozen toy boats at a cost of $3 per dozen and sold them at $.75 a piece. Express the profit P(in dollars) as a function of*n.*The answer is 6n.

- Nov 30th 2008, 04:10 PMRaphaelB30Found Answer!
Never mind, I figured it out.

I made the function of profit p=9n because I get $9 per dozen.

Then I subtracted $9 minus the $3 it takes to purchase the dozen.