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Brian and Amy invest $2700 to start a hair cutting business. Each hair cut costs them $1.50 (supplies). They charge their customer $15 for each cut.
How many hair cuts until they breakeven?
200 hair cuts
22 hair cuts
2700 hair cuts
At a local ballpark a team charges $10 per ticket. The team must pay its players $4000. It costs the owners $6 for each souvenir they give away.
How many tickets must be sold to break even.
At a local concert hall, the owner charges $7 per ticket. The owner must pay his band $1200. Every customer receives a brochure that costs the owner $2 for each person.
How many people must attend for him to breakeven?
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Imani spent half of her weekly allowance playing mini-golf. To earn more money her parents let her wash the car for $4. What is her weekly allowance if she ended with $12?
x/2 + 4 = 12
x/2 - 4 = 12
12 - 4 = x
12 - 4 = -x/2