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# Jacob purchased 100 boxes of oranges at \$8.00 per box. He

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09 Oct 2008, 06:07
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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09 Oct 2008, 06:15
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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

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