MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# The owner of an office supply store initially spends $400 to bring in a new line of pens that he wants to sell. He buys a pack of 10 pens for $3 and sells each pack for $5. He plots one line to represent his costs and another to represent his income. Which statement about the situation is true?A ) The store owner will never break even.B ) The store owner’s costs will always be more than his income.C ) The store owner will break even when he sells 200 packs of pens.D ) The store owner will break even when he sells 1,000 packs of pens.E ) The store owner’s income is more than his costs until he sells 200 packs of pens.

Accepted Solution

A:

I used a break-even calculator to determine this:

The store owner will have to sell 200 packs of pens to break even

Hope this helps.

The store owner will have to sell 200 packs of pens to break even

Hope this helps.