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# Jacob purchased 100 boxes of oranges at $8.00 per box. He  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message TAGS: Manager Joined: 03 Oct 2008 Posts: 62 Followers: 0 Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0 Jacob purchased 100 boxes of oranges at$8.00 per box. He [#permalink]  09 Oct 2008, 05:07
Jacob purchased 100 boxes of oranges at $8.00 per box. He sold 8 of the boxes at$4.00 per box to Company A, and he sold the rest of the boxes at x dollars per box to Company B. If Jacob’s profit from the purchase and sale of the 100 boxes of oranges was $336.00, at what price per box did he sell the boxes to Company B ? A.$11.36
B. $11.60 C.$12.00
D. $12.35 E.$12.90
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Re: boxes [#permalink]  09 Oct 2008, 05:15
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IMO C : 112

800 + 336 = 1136 will be his target

8 *4 = 32 he has sold : 1136-32 = 1104 need to get by selling 92 (100-8)boxex

1104/92 = 12

Thanks
Re: boxes   [#permalink] 09 Oct 2008, 05:15
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