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    Question forming 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.
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    Cool Found 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.
    Last edited by RaphaelB30; November 30th 2008 at 04:11 PM. Reason: added title
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