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#1 +ChuckFinley

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:21

If you had a box of 24 cakes and you were selling it for £15 how much is each cake worth?




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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:27

£0.63 ? or am I missing something :shiftyninja:



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:28

62.5p each

 

how much is the box worth though? lol



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:29

It doesn't matter, the cake is a lie anyway >.>



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:29

If you had a box of 24 cakes and you were selling it for £15 how much is each cake worth?


It depends on how many cakes did you eat before i sell them.

[edit] more seriously the price you sell an item and what it is worth are two different things. I can decide to sell my car for 1 dollar. It still worth lot more than that.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:30

If you had a box of 24 cakes and you were selling it for £15 how much is each cake worth?

Depends on how much people are willing to pay for it.



#7 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:34

value and worth are not the same thing. 

 

They are valued at .62 each, but they could have a different Worth, as worth is subjective.



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:37

I asked three seperate people and we came up with £1.60 a cake :-\



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:43

th?id=H.4574317376505890&pid=15.1&H=160&Did someone say Cake ?!



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 14:53

I asked three seperate people and we came up with £1.60 a cake :-\

 

24 / 15 = 1.60 (wrong)

 

15 / 24 = 0.625 = 62.5p

 

Not sure if this is a serious question  :s. Buying bulk often gives you a discount though, a single cake could be more expensive, not sure if that factors into your question though.



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 15:47

"it" refers to the box of cakes, and you are selling the box, so not enough data.  :p



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 15:51

It doesn't matter, the cake is a lie anyway >.>

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 16:16

If you had a box of 24 cakes and you were selling it for £15 how much is each cake worth?

I will be reselling each cake for £1 -- so they are worth £24 to me. :shifty:



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Posted 01 August 2013 - 16:21

All I know is... I'm hungry!

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Posted 01 August 2013 - 16:22

Am I to assume that I'm selling the box with the cakes, or some mysterious "it" item that isn't described in the question?

 

No idea how much the box, or the cakes, or the mysterious "it" is worth.  I couldn't accurately establish their value from the information given, let alone their retail worth.  E.g. if the cakes or box are decorated with diamonds then their worth is increased far beyond the item sale price given.

 

Assuming "it" is the box containing cakes, am I selling the box containing cakes as a single item or is each cake within the box a single item for sale?