# SOLUTION: Profits in the second quarter for a local retailer were 112% of that in the first quarter. Profits in the third quarter were 87% of the first quarter. the profit fot the the three

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 Question 473594: Profits in the second quarter for a local retailer were 112% of that in the first quarter. Profits in the third quarter were 87% of the first quarter. the profit fot the the three quaters combined exceeded \$255,000. what were the profits for each quarter.Answer by rfer(12660)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x+1.12x+.87x=255000 2.99x=255000 x=\$85,284.28 ist q 1.12x=\$95,518.39 2nd q 0.87x=\$74,197.32 3rd q