# math on topscore

Discussion in 'DAT Discussions' started by oral09, Jun 21, 2008.

1. ### oral09 2+ Year Member

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answer is is E...how come it E.. I calculate it out but it not E...someone help me with this

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2. ### Streetwolf Ultra Senior Member Dentist 7+ Year Member

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If 12 donuts cost \$4.00 to make that means each donut costs about 33 cents. To make a 33% profit, they'd need to sell each donut for about 44 cents. I know 50 cents is a stretch here, but if you chose any other answer it would be wrong. You need to make sure you profit at least 33%, which only choice E guarantees.

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I was gonna put the same answer that the previous poster put. They should sell each donut for 44c at least to get a 33% profit. 50 is the only choice that would give them at least 33% profit.

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Thanks so much. I learned a new way to look at the answer choices now.

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