minimum interest charge.

In the table, look up the budget for Avatar. Write this number in words

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Net earnings is the total amount the movie makes after expenses (the budget) are taken out.  Which of the following calculations shows a correct method to estimate the net earnings for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End? There may be more than one correct answer.

· ($310,000,000 + $650,000,000) – $300,000,000 = $660,000,000

· $650,000,000 – ($310,000,000 + $300,000,000) = $660,000,000

· The budget and the U.S. gross earnings are about the same and cancel each other out. The net earnings would be about the same as the gross earnings outside the United States, or about $650 million dollars.

· The gross earnings are about $600 million plus $300 million, or $900 million. The expenses are about $300 million. So, the net earnings are about $600 million dollars.

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Refer to the data for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. (Click the “Show Question Information” link above to re-show the data).

Estimate the net earnings.

$ million

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The return on investment is the percentage that the net earnings are of the budget. Which of the following statements best estimates the return on investment for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End? There may be more than one correct answer.

· The net earnings for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End were more than double the investment.

· The return on investment for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End was more than 300%.

· The return on investment for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End was more than 200%.

· The net earnings for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End were more than triple the investment.

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Which of these expressions show ways to calculate 25% of 2,310? There may be more than one correct answer.

· 14×2,31014×2,310

· 0.25÷2,3100.25÷2,310

· 2,310÷252,310÷25

· 14÷2,31014÷2,310

· 2,310×42,310×4

· 0.25×2,3100.25×2,310

· 2,310÷0.252,310÷0.25

· 2,310×0.252,310×0.25

· 2,310÷42,310÷4

· 2,310÷252,310÷25