A pet store offered a baby monkey for sale at $1.25. The monkey grew, and the next week it was offered at $1.89. Not one to monkey around, the shopkeeper subsequently raised the price to $5.13, then to $5.94, and next to $9.18. Finally, during the sixth week, an organ grinder bought the monkey at $12.42. How was the prices figured?

### Want to see the full answer?

Check out a sample Q&A here*arrow_forward*Check out a sample Q&A here

*star_border*

## Related Algebra Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by students like you.

Q: You select packages of modeling clay, priced at $2.79 each, and a set of tools, priced at $7.79, for…

A: Click to see the answer

Q: A pair of jeans has a price tag of $40, but there is a sale! 30% off! What is the sale price?

A: Click to see the answer

Q: One pair of jeans is advertised at 10% off the regular price. At another store, the same pair of…

A: GivenA pair of jeans is advertised in Store 1 at discount of 10%Same pair of jeans is advertised at…

Q: On the semester final, Joe scored 80, Jill scored 89, and Bill scored a 94. What was the average…

A: We have to find out average score.

Q: The selling price of a refrigerator, is $ 715.20 715.20. If the markup is 20 % 20% of the…

A: Click to see the answer

Q: 6) Alarm clocks cost the manufacturer P850.48 per unit to produce. If a mark-up of P132.95 is added…

A: we know that selling price = manufacturing cost + mark-up cost.

Q: A student found the average boat price for 14 boats in a doc was 250,000. Two more boats were later…

A: Click to see the answer

Q: You work for a car dealership where you earn 16% commission on the profit of a car sale under $800,…

A: Given that you earn 24% on the profit of a sale above $800 but less than or equal to $2,000. And…

Q: Jayvee wanted to find out whether studying or having a good night sleep before exams would make…

A: A one sample t test is used to compare the population mean to a hypothesized value. A two sample t…

*question_answer*

Q: During the week, the price of a stock recorded the following gains and losses: Monday lost $1.25,…

A: We have given information that Monday lost $1.25 Tuesday lost $0.45 Wednesday gained $0.67…

*question_answer*

Q: A store is offering 20% off 100$ purchases or 30% off 150% purchases. Using both discounts, how much…

A: Purchase of $100, discount is 20%. So, a customer has to pay:

*question_answer*

Q: Charlie is selling three different types of chocolate boxes: Price: $31 Price: $27 Price: $34 Life…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: A retailer received trade discounts of 12%, 7% from a manufacturer. They then received a further…

A: CP = The cost price of the item to the shopkeeper. The price at which the shopkeeper has purchased…

*question_answer*

Q: Last month a certain music club offered a discount to preferred customers. After the ﬁrst compact…

A: Given Total compact disc purchased = 6Amount paid for first compact disc = $15.95Amount paid for…

*question_answer*

Q: John has grades of 86, 88, and 78 on his first three tests in geometry. If he wants an average of at…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: If jeans are normally priced at $45 are 12% off, what is the sales price? Your answer

A: Given that Jeans are normally priced at $45 are 12% off. To find The sales price.

*question_answer*

Q: Nitin is paid a base salary of $300 per week and commission at the rate of 2.5% for sales over…

A: Given that Nitin is paid a base salary of $300 per week and commission at the rate of 2.5% for…

*question_answer*

Q: A store bought shirts for $5.75 each. if they want to make a 65% profit on selling them, what should…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: Carl was competing on a game show, and he ran into a losing streak. First, he bet half of his money…

A: Solution:- The step-by-step solution of given question is explain below.. Let total amount that Carl…

*question_answer*

Q: 13. Joe has a test average of 87 in mathematics. If his test average makes up 70 percent of his…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: You come along just as a church lottery is closing; its prize is a quilt worth $100 to you, but…

A: If 1 ticket is bought, the chance to win $100 is 1/26, which is very less.If 100 or more tickets are…

*question_answer*

Q: For the hot dog eating contest for the year 2020, in Iowa, the male regional winner ate 32.5 hot…

A: Given, The number of hot dogs eaten by the male regional winner = 32.5, The number of hot dogs eaten…

*question_answer*

Q: A spa serves iced green tea with lemon for $2.50 per glass. What is the menu-item cost percentage…

A: Given A spa serves iced green tea with lemon for $2.50 per glass Served cost for tea = $0.72 Cost…

*question_answer*

Q: Last year’s freshman class at Big State University totaled 5,348 students. Of those, 1,258 received…

A: The mean is 3,446 and the standard deviation is 473.

*question_answer*

Q: Thelma is a real estate agent negotiating the sale of a property with a listed price of $180,000.…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: 11. On their most recent math test, Jenny's score was 3 less than one half of Katie's score Ili…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: If Coleen gets an average of 70.85 for the first four quizzes, what must be her grade for the fifth…

A: Consider that the Coleen gets an average of 70.85 for the first four quizzes. Find the grade for the…

*question_answer*

Q: Einar is planning a vacation trip from his native Iceland, and wants to understand the prices in…

A: Einar is a native of Iceland and hence he has the currency of Icelandic Krona (simply called Krona).…

*question_answer*

Q: A car dealer paid $2850 for 26. Used Car Sales: a used car. For his upcoming Labor Day sale, he…

A: Given that: Cost Price for car dealer, CP=$2850Discount to be offered, D = 5%Desired profit, P=40%

*question_answer*

Q: . After inventory, you found out that there are 10 green shirts, 5 white shirts, and 3 red shirts…

A: We have 10 green shirts, 5 white shirts, and 3 red shirts in the stock now. We had total 5 colors…

*question_answer*

Q: The Times-Herald is planning a special-edition magazine. The publishing expenses include fixed costs…

A: The total cost is the sum of the fixed cost and the variable cost. The variable cost is the cost…

*question_answer*

Q: The Times-Herald is planning a special-edition magazine. The publishing expenses include fixed costs…

A: Let 'n' magazines being printed then cost for 'n' magazines is 1100+0.2n revenue collected from the…

*question_answer*

Q: The Times-Herald is planning a special-edition magazine. The publishing expenses include fixed costs…

A: The total cost of the product includes the variable and the fixed cost. The variable cost is the…

*question_answer*

Q: Seths father is thinking of buying his son a six month movie pass for $40. With the pass, matinees…

A: Cost of six month pass is $40, with the pass matinee cost is $1 and without pass $3.50

*question_answer*

Q: Your school supply list includes two notebooks that cost $3 each, six plastic folders that cost $2…

A: Add all costs

*question_answer*

Q: You have $500 in the bank, and you spend $2.75 on a New York Subway ride. Billionaire and former New…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: Last quarter, FREDA’S FISH’N’CHIPPERY had 12 floodlights and 9 fluorescent lights illuminating the…

A: Let's Assume that Cost to run floodlights is ₡ x and the cost to run fluorescent light is ₡ y .…

*question_answer*

Q: if a test is weighted at 25% and I make a 55 on the test with my current grade being a 82, would is…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: Last year’s freshman class at Big State University totaled 5,346 students. Of those, 1,262 received…

A: It is given that the mean is 3,443 and standard deviation is 450.

*question_answer*

Q: How much will Giselle, a dance instructor, pay for three dozen pairs of dance shoes if the list…

A: The discount is the reduction in price offered to make the price affordable. The reduction is…

*question_answer*

Q: Both Ashley and Bill want to buy a $400 giant teddy bear. Ashley currently has $80, a 15% off…

A: ANSWER :

*question_answer*

Q: The cable provider's "triple-play" package offers a landline, internet service, and cable TV for one…

A: We need to find the price of the package without a discount. NOTE - As per our policy we can not…

*question_answer*

Q: Ms. Walsh invested $35,000 in two accounts, one yielding 5% interest and the other yielding 9%. If…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: This week Bob puts gas in his truck when the tank was about half empty. Five days later, bob puts…

A: Given that bob puts gas in his truck when tank was about half empty. Five days later bob puts gas…

*question_answer*

Q: If you gave $50 to Charity A, how much would go toward programs, toward fundraising, and toward…

A: From the given diagram we see that, 78% of total fund is given towards programs, 21% is given…

*question_answer*

Q: A buyer plans to purchase 250 towels for the store's harvest sale and to retail each towel for…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: If Mary makes $50 each day and Jane makes $60 each day, and they each spend 10% of their daily pay…

A: Click to see the answer

*question_answer*

Q: You are choosing between two different cell phone plans. The first plan charges a rate of 22 cents…

A: According to given, Plan A will cost 25 cents(m) = $0.22(m) = 0.22m Plan B will cost $39.95 + 9…

*question_answer*

Q: The percent markup on a computer game is known to be 108% based on cost. If the seller paid $35 for…

A: It is given that the percent markup on a computer game is = 108% = 1.08

*question_answer*

Q: A clothing stores offer a 30% discount on all items in the store. Jae Heen bought three of the same…

A: Let x be the original price of the shirt. Given that, the discount offered for all the items in the…