The hourly operating cost of a Boeing 747, which seats up to 405 passengers, is $5135. If the airline charges each passenger a fare of $100 per hour of flight, how many passengers are needed to break-even? You may round your answer up or down to the nearest integer.

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The hourly operating cost of a Boeing 747, which seats up to 405 passengers, is $5135. If the airline charges each passenger a fare of $100 per hour of flight, how many passengers are needed to break-even? You may round your answer up or down to the nearest integer.

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