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[Small Pizza has 16-inch diameter] [Price of smol pizza is $12.75] [8 slices for smol pizza] "If the 16-inch pizza is sold by the slice at$2.00 per slice, the restaurant will make a 25.5% profit."  True or False?

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[Small Pizza has 16-inch diameter] [Price of smol pizza is $12.75] [8 slices for smol pizza] "If the 16-inch pizza is sold by the slice at$2.00 per slice, the restaurant will make a 25.5% profit."

True or False?

Neptune  Mar 26, 2017
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$12.75 / 8 slices =$1.59375 per slice

$2.00 is what percent of$1.59375 ?

$$\frac{2.00}{1.59375}=\frac{x}{100} \\~\\ 125.5 \approx x$$

They sell each slice for 125.5 % of the original price. That is a 25.5% profit.

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hectictar  Mar 26, 2017
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Thanks!

Neptune  Mar 26, 2017

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