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every week , a grocery store buys 30 gallons of milk at a cost

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every week , a grocery store buys 30 gallons of milk at a cost of $1.58 per gallon. the store owner anticipates a 15% spoilage rate. in order to achieve a 20% markup based on selling price, what should be the selling price per gallon? round your answer to the nearest cent.

Available for sale: 30 gallon x (1-0.15) = 25.5 gallon Cost with markup: 30 x $1.58 * 1.2 = $52.88 selling price: $52.88/25.5 gallon = $2.07 per gallon