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If powdered drink mix costs c cents per ounce and p pounds of it are p

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If powdered drink mix costs c cents per ounce and p pounds of it are purchased by a supplier who intends to resell it, what will be the total revenue, in dollars, in terms of c and p if all of the drink mix is sold at a price per ounce equivalent to three times what the supplier paid? (16 ounces = 1 pound and 100 cents = 1 dollar)


(A) \(48cp\)

(B) \(\frac{32cp}{100}\)

(C) \(\frac{3200}{cp}\)

(D) \(\frac{12cp}{25}\)

(E) \(\frac{25cp}{12}\)

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If powdered drink mix costs c cents per ounce and p pounds of it are purchased by a supplier who intends to resell it, what will be the total revenue, in dollars, in terms of c and p if all of the drink mix is sold at a price per ounce equivalent to three times what the supplier paid? (16 ounces = 1 pound and 100 cents = 1 dollar)


(A) \(48cp\)

(B) \(\frac{32cp}{100}\)

(C) \(\frac{3200}{cp}\)

(D) \(\frac{12cp}{25}\)

(E) \(\frac{25cp}{12}\)


Total revenue=3*Paid amount by supplier
Unit cost if the material=c cents per ounce=\(\frac{c}{100}\) $/ounce=\(\frac{16c}{100}\) $/pound
Total no of units of the material=p pounds

So, Paid amount by supplier=unit cost* no of units=\(\frac{16c}{100}\) $/pound * p pounds=\(\frac{4cp}{25}\)$

So, Total revenue=3*\(\frac{4cp}{25}\)=\(\frac{12cp}{25}\)$

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