PROBLEM OF THE MONTH

Brad sells his maple syrup at local grocery stores and farmer's markets. He charges $7.00 per quart.

1. In order to cover his expenses for the year, Brad must make at least $500. If Brad collects 400 gallons of sap, how much will he make by selling the syrup for $7.00 per quart?

Gallons of Gallons of Quarts of

Sap Syrup
Syrup

_____ ______
______ X $7.00=________

Brad's Syrup

2. Will Brad be able to cover his expenses?

Expenses Income Difference

$500 _____ ______

How much money will he make or lose?________________