Chapter 8.II, Problem 21RE

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Textbook Problem

Solve the following word problems. Round dollars to the nearest cent and percents to the nearest tenth of a percent.

A purse has a cost of $21.50 and a selling price of $51.99.

a. What is the amount of markup on the purse?

b. What is the percent markup based on cost?

c. What is the corresponding percent markup based on selling price?

**(a)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The amount of Markup, for given, Cost is

Explanation

**Given Information:**

The Cost is

**Formula used:**

The amount of Markup can be calculated using the following equation:

**Calculation:**

Consider the provided data, Cost

Assume,

**(b)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The percent markup based on cost, for given, Cost is

**(c)**

To determine

**To calculate:** The percent markup based on Selling Price, for given, Selling Price is

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