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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 99887: Can you please help me solve this problem: A manufacturer sells a product at \$8 per unit, selling all that is produced. Fixed cost is \$5000 and variable cost per unit is 22/9 dollars. Find the total output and revenue at the break-even point. Find the ouput required to obtain a profit of \$10,000. Thank you, I really appreicate your helpAnswer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!8X=5000+22/9X 8X-22/9X=5000 (72X-22X)/9=5000 50X/9=5000 CROSS MULTIPLY 50X=50000*9 50X=45000 X=45000/50 X=900 NUMBER OF UNITS NEEDED TO BE BUILT & SOLD TO BREAK EVEN 8X-22/9X=10000 50X/9=10000 50X=90000 X=9000/50 X=1800 ADDITIONAL UNITS NEED TO BE BUILT & SOLD FOR A PROFIT OF \$10,000. THUS THE TOTAL BUILT & SOLD WOULD BE 900+1800=2700 UNITS.