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Mr. Daton purchased men't sports coats for $80 each and sole them for $158 each. Find the markup on retail to the nearest whole percent.

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  1. ivettef365
    • 2 years ago
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    what is 158/80

  2. GodBlessYou
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    1.975?

  3. GodBlessYou
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    @ivettef365

  4. ivettef365
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    ok so that is a markup of 97.5%, rounded to the nearest whole percent = 98%

  5. GodBlessYou
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    I have the answer to this just don't know how they got this the answer is 49%

  6. ivettef365
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    how did you get that answer ?

  7. ivettef365
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    if the question what percent is 80 of 158 then you divide 80/158 = 51% and the difference = 49% but that is not the case

  8. GodBlessYou
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    thank you :)

  9. ivettef365
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    yw :)

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