# If country 3 has a total prescription pharmaceutical market of \$1.2 billion, which of the following amounts best

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If country 3 has a total prescription pharmaceutical market of \$1.2 billion, which of the following amounts best approximates PharmaCo's profit in country 3 today?

a. \$12.6 million

b. \$36.0 million

c. \$37.0 million

d. \$42.0 million

But I think it is not because the question says that Country 3 has \$1.2 billion, and in the solution they are taking \$1.2 billion for all countries, not only for country A. Or ca any one explain me why?

Thank you very much!

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Hi Brenda,

The answer is indeed A. 12.6 million. This is a very straightforward + easy solution. (\$1.2B X market share % X profit margin %)

However, I'm very confused by your statement.

The question very clearly states "If country 3 has a total prescription pharmaceutical market of \$1.2 billion", so I'm not sure where you're confused?

First of all thank you very much, I understand the solution but the statement about "If country 3 has a total prescription pharmaceutical market of \$1.2 billion", I tought that first I had to calculate the size of all market (10 countries) and then make that calculation, so not directly. Thank you again!

Hello!

First, could you please share the source of this?

Cheers,

Clara

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