2005 AMC 12B Problems/Problem 1
- The following problem is from both the 2005 AMC 12B #1 and 2005 AMC 10B #1, so both problems redirect to this page.
Problem
A scout troop buys candy bars at a price of five for dollars. They sell all the candy bars at the price of two for dollar. What was their profit, in dollars?
Solution
Note: Revenue is a gain.
Solution 2 (Faster)
Note that the troop buys candy bars at a price of dollars and sells bars at a price of dollars. So the troop gains dollar for every bars. So therefore we divide . So our answer is . ~HyperVoid
See also
2005 AMC 10B (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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