This is about problem solving: I bought 20 blouses for 2400 and marked them to sell at 145 each. After selling 16 pcs. She decided to sell the remainig blouses at a lower price. At what price may she sell each remaining blouse and still realize a profit of 480 on the 20 blouses?

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2014-02-14T20:35:59+08:00
The 20 blouses cost 120 each and you sell them 145 each, so you have 25 pesos profit in each blouse. you sold 16 pcs.. so 16 x  25 = 400
there are 4 remaining blouses, in order to have 480 you still need 80 pesos.. so 80/4 = 20
120 + 20= 140
you need to sell the remaining blouses for 140 pesos
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