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Gabriela is selling carnations for a school fundraiser. the total amount she earns for the school varies directly as the number of carnations she sells. so far, gabriela has sold 27 carnations and has earned $14.31 for the school. if she sells 200 carnations by the end of the fundraiser, how much will she earn? Answers 1. ngockhue The amount Gabriela earns after selling 200 carnations by the end of the school fundraiser will be$106.
We have,
Total number of carnations  sold by Gabriela = 27,
And,
Total amount earned after selling 27 carnations   = $14.31 Also, It is given that, The total amount Gabriela earns for the school varies directly as the number of carnations she sells. i.e. 14.31 = 27k Here, k = proportionality constant So, On solving we get, k = 0.53 That means, Amount = 053 × Number of carnations Now, For 200 carnations, i.e. The Amount after selling 200 carnations = 200 × 0.53 =$106
Hence we can say that the amount Gabriela earns after selling 200 carnations by the end of the school fundraiser will be \$106.
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