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2005-09-05, 13:05   #2
fetofs

Aug 2005
Brazil

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Quote:
 Originally Posted by fetofs 1- A man buys bottles of wine for $1000. After taking 4 bottles and lifting the price of the dozen up$100, he sells it again for the same price. How many bottles did he buy?
Looks like I was doing the wrong equation on this one... Considering b as the number of dozens of bottles and d as the dozen price...

$\Large bd=1000$

$\Large (12b-4)(d+100)=1000$

$\Large b=-\frac{5}{3}/2$

Guess it's the latter