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A Las Vegas supermarket bakery must decide how many wedding cakes to prepare for the upcoming weekend. Cakes cost $ 33 each to make, and they sell for $ 60 each. Unsold cakes are reduced to half- price on Monday, and typically one- third of those are sold. Any that remain are donated to a nearby senior center. Analysis of recent demand resulted in the following table:

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How many cakes should be prepared to maximize expected profit?
a. Use the ratio method.
b. Use the tabular method.



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