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A vendor pays a rock band 1/3 of the total profit from T-shirts and sweatshirts sold at every concert. The vendor paid the rock band $726 after the last concert. If the profit from T-shirts sales was $1,632, what was the profit from sweatshirt sales? Enter your answer in the box.

 Mar 7, 2019
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1/3 of the profit from the T-shirts must have been  = $ 1632   * (1/3)  = $544

 

So.......they must have received 726 - 544 = $182  from sweatshirt sales

 

But this was (1/3) of the total profit from sweatshirt sales.....so....the profit from sweatshirt sales =

 

3 * 182  =

 

$546

 

 

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 Mar 7, 2019

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