# SAT Math: Which Equation Represents Profit?

Angela is making cookies for a bake sale. She expects each batch of her cookies to sell for $40. It costs her $10 to make one batch of cookies, and $10 for each additional batch. Which of the following represents the amount of profit she expects to make for c batches of cookies?

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### Transcript

of cookies is ten bucks into the following formula represent

the amount of profit at least ongoing operations Profits you

make foresee batches of cookies Right So she's making cc

is the number of batches she's making at forty bucks

each in sales assuming she sells out one hundred percent

Right Okay Well so let's Think about this Every batch

of cookies gets angela forty bucks in revenue So the

amount of money made per batch at least revenues collected

per batch assuming a hundred percent sell through is forty

times See Alright Her expenses though are ten bucks So

the question is asking for profit though right revenues minus

expenses is profit will Forty is the revenue and ten

is thie expenses So thirty is the contribution margin there

So thirty is the contribution of profits per batch right

Would be forty times c and then subtract ten times

See So you just get thirty See right there That

choice there yet eh That's got to be it Angela

makes thirty see profit for you know see batches of

cookies and well all the others are just wrong Angela

you don't worry about what anyone else says about you

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