A book store bought 160 copies of a book from the publisher for $4,000. If the store gives away 2 books, how much money will it lose?

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Jun 21, 2018

Answer:

#"Store will lose " color(crimson)($50), " which is the cost of 2 copies of the book"#

Explanation:

#"Cost of 160 copies of the book " = $4,000#

#"Cost of 1 copy of the book " = 4000/160 = $25#

#"Cost of 2 copies of the book " = 25 * 2 = $50#

#"Store will lose $50, which is the cost of 2 copies of the book"#