markup - how much more a companys selling price is than the amount the item costs the company.

A 20 oz. bottle of Pepsi costs $1.60 in 2010 and $1.85 in 2014. What is the percent of increase? Rou

A 20 oz. bottle of Pepsi costs $1.60 in 2010 and $1.85 in 2014. What is the percent of increase? Round to the nearest percent if necessary.
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[B]15.63% percent increase[/B]

A boat is marked up 1/5 of the original price. The original price was $50. What is the new price of

A boat is marked up 1/5 of the original price. The original price was $50. What is the new price of the boat
1/5 of 50 equals 10. So we add the markup of 10 to the original price of 50:
50 + 10 = [B]$60[/B]

a book which was marked at $84 was sold for $75.60 .calculate the percent discount

a book which was marked at $84 was sold for $75.60 .calculate the percent discount
Using our [URL='https://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=84&m=&p2=+75.60&pl=Calculate']markdown calculator[/URL], we get:
[B]10% markdown/percent discount[/B]

A camera normally cost for $450 is on sale for $315 what is the discount rate as the percentage on t

A camera normally cost for $450 is on sale for $315 what is the discount rate as the percentage on the camera
Using our [URL='https://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=450&m=&p2=+315&pl=Calculate']markdown calculator[/URL], we get:
[B]-30%[/B]

A clothing store buys shirts for n dollars and then marks them up 50%. To reward their employees, th

A clothing store buys shirts for [I]n[/I] dollars and then marks them up 50%. To reward their employees, the store gives a 50% discount to all employees. How much does an employee pay for a shirt?
50% = 0.5
Markup cost = (1 + 0.5)n
Markup cost = 1.5n
50% discount:
1.5n/2 = [B]0.75n[/B]

A department store buys 100 shirts at a cost of $600 and sells them at a selling price of 10 each fi

A department store buys 100 shirts at a cost of $600 and sells them at a selling price of 10 each find the percentage mark up
Find Unit Cost:
Unit Cost = Cost / Number of Shirts
Unit Cost = 600 / 100
Unit Cost = 6
With a selling price of 10, our markup percentage is:
Markup % = 100 * (New Price - Old Price)/Old Price
Markup % = 100 * (10 - 6)/6
Markup % = 100 * 4/6
Markup % = 400/6
Markup % = [B]66.67%[/B]

A discount store buys a shipment of fish bowls at a cost of $3.80 each. The fish bowls will be sold

A discount store buys a shipment of fish bowls at a cost of $3.80 each. The fish bowls will be sold for $5.76 apiece. What is the mark-up, as a percentage?
Using our [URL='https://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=3.80&m=&p2=5.76&pl=Calculate']markup calculator[/URL], we get:
[B]51.58% markup[/B]

A pawn broker buys a tv and a computer for $600. He sells the computer at a markup of 30% and the tv

A pawn broker buys a tv and a computer for $600. He sells the computer at a markup of 30% and the tv at a markup of 20%. If he makes a profit of $165 on the sale of the two items, what did he pay for the computer?
Let c be the price of the computer and t be the price of the tv. WE have:
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[*]c + t = 600
[*]c(1.3) + t(1.2) = 765 <-- (600 + 165 profit)
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Using our [URL='http://www.mathcelebrity.com/simultaneous-equations.php?term1=c+%2B+t+%3D+600&term2=1.3c+%2B+1.2t+%3D+765&pl=Cramers+Method']simultaneous equation calculator[/URL], we get:
[B]c = 450[/B]
t = 150

A tv is originally priced at $69.99 is reduced to $42.50. Find the % decrease in price

A tv is originally priced at $69.99 is reduced to $42.50. Find the % decrease in price
Using our [URL='https://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=+69.99&m=+&p2=42.50&pl=Calculate']markdown calculator[/URL], we get:
[B]-39.28%[/B]

A used automobile dealership recently reduced the price of a used compact car by 6%. If the price of

A used automobile dealership recently reduced the price of a used compact car by 6%. If the price of the car before discount was $18,100, find the discount and the new price.
Using our [URL='http://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=&m=+6&p2=++18100&pl=Calculate']discount calculator[/URL], we get:
[B]Discount = $1,086
New Price = $17,014[/B]

After a 33 percent reduction, you purchase a television for $281.40. What was the televisions price

After a 33 percent reduction, you purchase a television for $281.40. What was the televisions price before the reduction?
Using our [URL='http://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=++281.40&m=+33&p2=&pl=Calculate']markup/markdown calculator[/URL], we get:
Original Sale Price = [B]$374.26[/B]

Markup Markdown

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.

Price

Given a cost and a gross margin percentage, this calculator calculates price, gross profit, markup percentage

The regular price of a shirt was $19.00, but it is on sale for $13.30. What is the percent that the

The regular price of a shirt was $19.00, but it is on sale for $13.30. What is the percent that the shirt has been discounted?
Using our [URL='http://www.mathcelebrity.com/markup.php?p1=19&m=&p2=++13.30&pl=Calculate']markdown calculator[/URL], we get a 30% markdown, or sale.

The total cost of 100 dresses is $1,500.00. The mark-up is estimated at 20% of the unit cost, the pr

The total cost of 100 dresses is $1,500.00. The mark-up is estimated at 20% of the unit cost, the price of a single dress using the cost-plus method will be
The phrase [I]unit cost[/I] means price per one unit.
[U]Unit cost for one dress is:[/U]
Price of dresses / Number of dresses
1500/100
15
Each dress cost $15 which is the unit cost
[U]Cost plus method:[/U]
Cost plus price = Unit price + Unit price * markup
Cost plus price = 15 + 15 * 20%
Cost plus price = 15 + 3
Cost plus price = [B]$18
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Wayne’s widget world sells widgets to stores for $10.20 each (wholesale price). A local store marks

Wayne’s widget world sells widgets to stores for $10.20 each (wholesale price). A local store marks them up $6.79. What is the retail price at this store?
[I]Note: Markup means we add to the wholesale price. [/I]
Calculate Retail Price:
Retail Price = Wholesale Price + Markup Amount
Retail Price = $10.20 + $6.79
Retail Price = [B]$16.99[/B]