How Many Hamburgers? Essay

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Directions for Submitting Your Instructor Graded Assignment You must show your work on all problems. You may type your answer right into this document. Total points for project: 45 points. Projects must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document and uploaded to the Dropbox for Unit 2. All Projects are due by Tuesday at 11:59 PM ET of the assigned Unit. NOTE: Project problems should not be posted to the Discussion threads. Questions on the project problems should be addressed to the instructor by sending an email or by attending office hours. You will be able to come back to the Dropbox and view your graded work or in the Gradebook after your instructor evaluates it. Project Get started on the assignment by watching the How Many Hamburgers? video on the link below before answering the following questions. http://media.pearsoncmg.com/ph/esm/chet_cleaves_cbsm9e_12/tools/RealWorldCase_before.htm While Charlie is out of the shop, a local meat vendor calls and asks to speak to the manager of Brubaker’s Grill regarding a money saving deal he can offer on hamburger meat. Joe is excited to talk with the vendor. He is anxious to prove to Charlie that he can be a manager, so he arranges a meeting with the vendor to explore the offer. The deal, as proposed by the vendor, would require Brubaker’s to buy a lot of hamburgers, but the price per patty sounds very attractive. Joe listens to the proposal and wonders if this offer is worth pursuing, given their historical rate of hamburger usage and the prices per patty that they are currently paying. The data: Charlie sells around 12 cases of hamburgers weekly. * Each case contains 80 hamburgers * Each hamburger patty costs $.60 New vender offer is: * Week 1 order: 50 cases at $.30 per patty * Then 15 cases for the next 12 weeks at $.45 per patty Questions 1. How many hamburgers does Charlie normally

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