# Pet supplies makes a profit of $5.50 per bag on its line of natural dog food. If the store wants to make a profit of no less than $5225, how many bags of dog food does it need to sell?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 23, 2016

The minimum number of bags they need to sell is 950.

#### Explanation:

To make a profit of at least or no less than $5,225 you must divide the desired profit by the profit per bag and round up.

Bags To Sell = $5,225 / $5.50 = 950.0

No rounding is required so the minimum number of bags they need to sell is 950.