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A box of candy is sold for five dollars at the movie theatre. If the wholesale price for each box of candy is eighty cents, what is the percent of increase for the markup on each box of candy? Answer six hundred twenty-five percent eighty-four percent five hundred twenty-five percent sixteen percent

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    $5/0.8 cents???

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    Or, 0.8/5?

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  3. School_Island_sad_face
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    IDK... I am the one asking you....

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  4. jerwyn_gayo
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    1 dollar = 60 cents? lol, i don't know american currency. .

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  5. IsTim
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    1 dollar= 100 cents.

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  6. jerwyn_gayo
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    or 100 cents

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  7. IsTim
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    Yes.

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  8. School_Island_sad_face
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    ummmmm You guys don't know what the heck your talking about do you....

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    I need sleep.

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  10. School_Island_sad_face
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    |dw:1332735964130:dw| All of the ? are the same numbers... I just don't know wheather it should be 5 dollars or .08 cents... That is all I need help with;

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    625%

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  12. School_Island_sad_face
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    Are you 100% positive? if you are, can you tell me how you got that??

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  13. School_Island_sad_face
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    will you work it out on the draw thing because what you just wrote doesn't make sense...

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  14. jerwyn_gayo
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    (100/80)(5)(100)= 625%

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    |dw:1332736264079:dw|Or |dw:1332736355701:dw| I don't know which of those it is because whatever you wrote does not make any sense to me

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    here, . (1) find how many 80 cents are there in the 100 cents(1 dollar) 100/80= 1.25 (2)multiply to 5 considering that the number dollars is 5 (1.25)(5) =6.25 (3) convert to percentile or percentage by multiplying to 100 (6.25)(100) = 625%

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