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Question 2:

The students at Midtown Middle school sold flowers as a fundraiser in September and October. In October, they charged \$1.50 for each flower. The October price was a 20% increase of the September price.

Part A
What was the price of the flowers in September?

Part B
The seventh-grade class earned 40% of the selling price of each flower.

In September, they sold 900 flowers.
In October, they sold 700 flowers.

Select a choice from each drop-down menu to make a true statement.

The seventh-grade class earned more money in                                      Choose one….                                     September                                     October                                  by                                     Choose one….                                     \$30                                     \$75                                     \$190

Feb 1, 2018

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The September price was 'x'     the October price was   1.2 * x

1.2 * x = 1.50

x = 1.50/1.2 = \$1.25   (sept price)

September earnings     1.25 * 40% x 900 = \$450.

October earnings          1.50 * 40% x 700 = \$420        They earned \$30 MORE in Sept

Feb 1, 2018

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The September price was 'x'     the October price was   1.2 * x

1.2 * x = 1.50

x = 1.50/1.2 = \$1.25   (sept price)

September earnings     1.25 * 40% x 900 = \$450.

October earnings          1.50 * 40% x 700 = \$420        They earned \$30 MORE in Sept

ElectricPavlov Feb 1, 2018