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Lawn Service

SATMAT-8ESJFX

A lawn-service company charges a customer ${\$60}$ for each time that they visit that customer in order to maintain the customer’s lawn. In a month, the company works $ x $ days. The company is able to maintain $ n $ lawns per day. The company’s profit for the entire month is:

$$ P = 60nx - 450x $$

In this equation, what is the best explanation for the meaning of the coefficient $ 450 $ ?

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A

The company has ${\$450}$ of expenses per day.

B

The company has ${\$450}$ of expenses per month.

C

The company has ${\$450}$ of expenses per lawn.

D

The company has spent a total of ${\$450}$ on lawn equipment during the month.