Dave and Ellen are newly married and living in their first house. The yearly premium on their homeowner’s insurance policy is $500 for the coverage they need. Their insurance company offers a discount of 6 percent if they install dead-bolt locks on all exterior doors. The couple can also receive a discount of 3 percent if they install smoke detectors on each floor. They have contacted a locksmith, who will provide and install dead-bolt locks on the two exterior doors for $72 each. At the local hardware store, smoke detectors cost $13 each, and the new house has two floors. Dave and Ellen can install them themselves. a. What discount will Dave and Ellen receive if they install the dead-bolt locks? b. What discount will Dave and Ellen receive if they install smoke detectors?
September 3, 2020
Susie has lost her job in a Vermont textile plant because of import competition. Susie has lost her job in a Vermont textile plant because of import competition. She intends to take a short course in electronics and move to Oregon where she anticipates that a new job will be available. We can say that Susie is faced with:
September 3, 2020

College students living off-campus frequently consume large amounts of ramen noodles and boxed macaroni and cheese. When they finish school and start careers, their consumption of both goods frequently declines. This suggests that ramen noodles and boxed macaroni and cheese are:

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