# The New York Subway Bakery is

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The New York Subway Bakery is famous for selling large "black and white cookies." The top of each cookie has one-half chocolate icing and one-half vanilla icing. Mario, the baker, bakes at night after the customers leave. Mario wants to bake two hundred fifty black and white cookies. Mario has thirteen pounds of sugar. there are approximately eleven cups of sugar in a pound. Mario needs three cups of sugar for each batch of black and white cookies. Each batch of cookies dough makes five large black and white cookies. Does Mario have enough sugar to bake two hundred fifty black and white cookies? How many whole batches of black and white cookies can Mario bake? Mario has five dozen cookie boxes. Each cookie box holds four black and white cookies. How many cookies boxes does Mario use to package the black and white cookies he bakes? Between what two whole numbers are the total black and white cookies boxes Mario uses? Mario charges twenty-seven dollars and eighty-five cents per box of cookies. If Mario sells all of the boxes of cookies, how much will he earn?

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