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# Suzie's Silk Scarves

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Suzie's Silk Scarves is a start-up that sells high quality scarves out of a boutique store. The monthly rent of the store is \$1,500 and Suzie has one manager who runs the store and earns \$3,000 per month. She leases out a computer and other equipment for her store at a total monthly cost of \$600, and spends another \$400 each month on advertising in local newspapers and publications. Suzie pays on average \$15 to import each scarf from Asia, and invests another \$3 per scarf on a fancy packaging box for each scarf. She sells each scarf for \$43. How many scarves must Suzie sell each month in order to break even?

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Costs:
1500
3000
600
400
= 5500

Per scarf:
15
3
= 18

43-18 = ...

#### Solution Summary

Suzie's Silk Scarves is a start-up that sells high quality scarves out of a boutique store. The monthly rent of the store is \$1,500 and Suzie has one manager who runs the store and earns \$3,000 per month. She leases out a computer and other equipment for her store at a total monthly cost of \$600, and spends another \$400 each month on advertising in local newspapers and publications. Suzie pays on average \$15 to import each scarf from Asia, and invests another \$3 per scarf on a fancy packaging box for each scarf. She sells each scarf for \$43. How many scarves must Suzie sell each month in order to break even?

\$2.19