Markup Markdown Calculator

Enter 2 out of 3 below:

<-- Initial Price
<-- Markup %
<-- Final Price

A good was sold using a markup rate of 20%. Find the selling price of the good that cost the retailer $250.00?

Calculate markup amount:

Markup amount = Original Price x Markup %
Markup amount = $250.00 x 20%
Markup amount = $50.00

Calculate selling price:

Selling Price = Original Price + Markup Amount
Selling Price = $250.00 + $50.00
Selling Price = $300.00

What is the Answer?

Selling Price = $300.00

How does the Markup Markdown Calculator work?

Given the 3 items of a markup word problem, cost, markup percentage, and sale price, this solves for any one of the three given two of the items. This works as a markup calculator, markdown calculator.
This calculator has 3 inputs.

What 3 formulas are used for the Markup Markdown Calculator?

  1. Markup amount = Original Price x Markup %
  2. Markup Amount = Final Price - Original Price
  3. Original Price = Markup Amount/(1 + Markup %)

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What 6 concepts are covered in the Markup Markdown Calculator?

an amount that has to be paid or spent to buy or obtain something
the current level of an activity
how much less a companys selling price is than the amount the item costs the company.
how much more a companys selling price is than the amount the item costs the company.
markup markdown
word problem
Math problems involving a lengthy description and not just math symbols

Example calculations for the Markup Markdown Calculator

  1. John pays a wholesaler $50 for a slab of concrete, and then sells it to a real estate developer for $75. What is the markup rate?
  2. 25.28+35%
  3. 250 increased by 20%

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