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Question:

What is the total overhead for a pharmacy that has the following expenses?
Pharmacist salary (x2) --------- $90,000
Pharmacy technicians (x3) ------ $30,000
Rent -------------------------- $240,000
Pharmaceutical drugs ---------- $2,850,000
Licenses ---------------------- $545
Insurance --------------------- $2025
Electricity ------------------- $3625
Gas --------------------------- $8525
Water ------------------------- $895
Supplies ---------------------- $1255
Software ---------------------- $995

A $3,377,865
Explaination

Answer = $3,377,865. Overhead is the sum of all the expenses a business experiences. In this problem, because there are two pharmacists, multiply the pharmacist’s salary by 2 and the pharmacy technician’s salary by 3 to calculate the total salaries. Add up all of the expenses to obtain the overhead.