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A computer company gives a discount of 10% on a new piece of software. If it makes a profit of 9%, what percent does the marked price exceed the cost price?

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  1. anonymous
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    8.1%

  2. anonymous
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    how did you come up with that answer

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    you figure that 10% off a price makes it a 90% of the original price

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    k

  5. anonymous
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    then if they make 9% profit off of that 90% of the original price, you have .09*90 and you get 8.1 which is the percent of the original price.

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    make sense?

  7. anonymous
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    I think that that's right anyways... one sec let me think about that

  8. anonymous
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    yes thank you so much

  9. anonymous
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    so thats the answer

  10. anonymous
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    is the question written here exactly as you have it?

  11. anonymous
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    yes i copied and pasted

  12. anonymous
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    yes the answer is 8.1%

  13. anonymous
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    ok thanks I never knew of this site. I have been working on that one question for over a hour

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