Maths help

Could some kind person solve this for me please? Noones in to ask.

The Belvedere Arms takes £11,800 in drink sales and £5,600 in food sales in a week. In the same week the pub delivers £8,496 profit on drink and £3,640 profit on food. The week's sales budget is £16,200.

What are: (To the nearest whole number)

e) Total GP%
143% ?
127% ?
62% ?
70% ?
Impossible to say ?

Cheers

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Is someone trying to cheat with their homework

Original Poster

no. im 24.

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is someone a pub manager and trying to get someone to work their figures out

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Probably easier to answer if you write out the whole question in contxt

The Belvedere Arms takes £11,800 in drink sales and £5,600 in food sales in a week. In the same week the pub delivers £8,496 profit on drink and £3,640 profit on food. The week's sales budget is £16,200. This question must be completed Required What are: (To the nearest whole number)
a) Total Sales
£17,400
£12,136
£21,300
£29,536
£18,500

b) Performance against Sales Budget
Up by 6.9%
Down by 7.4%
Flat
Up by 7.4%
Down by 6.9%

c) Food GP%
56%
153%
65%
178%
Impossible to say

d) Drink GP%
72%
49%
151%
138%

e) Total GP%
143%
127%
62%
70%
Impossible to say

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a 17,400
b ((17400-16200)/16200)*100 =
up 7.4%
c (3640/5600)*100= 65%
d (8496/11800)*100=72%
e. ((8496+3640)/(11800+5600))*100=69.75%
=70% to nearest whole number
Edited by: "expressman33" 26th Oct 2010

How much of the weekly sales budget was spent on food and drink?

Original Poster

Thankyou very much. Was for a job application, this the only one that stumped me.
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