Business Math Unit 2 Learning Activity

# 00 18400 patties x 18 savings 331200 8 if hamburger

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cost savings under the new contract would be \$3,312.00. 18,400 patties X \$.18 savings = \$3,312.00 8. If hamburger sales remain stable at 12 cases per week during this period, how many hamburgers will Charlie have remaining in inventory at the end of 13 weeks? If hamburger sales remain the same at the end of the 13 weeks Charlie would have 5.920 patties left. 50 cases – 12 cases in week one = 38 cases left over. 15 cases – 12 cases = 3 cases left per week for the remaining 12 weeks. 3 x 12 = 36 cases. 36 cases + 38 cases = 74 cases. 74 cases X 80 ct = 5,920 patties left. 9. If hamburger sales remain stable at 12 cases per week into the future, how many weeks will it take to sell the remaining hamburgers? (Round to the nearest week.) If hamburger sales remain the same at 12 cases per week it would take 6 weeks for Charlie to sell the remaining patties. 74 cases / 12 cases per week = 6.16 weeks, rounded off to 6 weeks. 10. If Joe can figure out a way to sell 14 cases a week, how many weeks will it take to sell the entire new vendor inventory? (Round to the nearest week.) If Joe can figure out a way to sell 14 cases per week it will take a total of 16 weeks to sell the entire inventory. 230 cases total / 14 cases per week = 16.43 weeks, rounded to 16 weeks. 11. Beyond the price per patty savings, what factors should Joe consider when advising Charlie whether or not to take the new deal? Beyond the price per patty savings Joe should also consider the freshness of the product. Will the patties still be servable after being in his freezer for all those weeks? Also storage is a factor. Does he have enough storage space to take in 50 cases all at once and to keep adding to that each week? Working on a first in, first out rotation is there enough room, and time to

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keep moving the product to make sure the oldest product gets used first? Another factor
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