# Math Homework Help?

A daycare charges $37 per day per child. Fixed expenses include $ 112 per day for wages and $ 288 per day for space rental and insurance. The daycare can take in up to 20 children each day and is expected to be full.

(a) To break even, what is the most that can be spent on supplies per child per day?

(b) To achieve a profit of $ 180 per day, what is the amount that can be spent on supplies per child per day?

(a) To break even, the most that can be spent on supplies is $ _______.

(Round the final answer to the nearest cent as needed. Round all intermediate values to six decimal places as needed.)

### 1 Answer

- davidLv 71 month ago
A daycare charges $37 per day per child. Fixed expenses include $ 112 per day for wages and $ 288 per day for space rental and insurance. The daycare can take in up to 20 children each day and is expected to be full.

(a) To break even, what is the most that can be spent on supplies per child per day?

---- 37 x 20 - 112 - 288 = 340

. . . 340 / 20 = $17per day per child

(b) To achieve a profit of $ 180 per day, what is the amount that can be spent on supplies per child per day?

--- 340 - 180 = 160

. . . . 160 / 20 = $8 per child per day

Thanks!