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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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what is 158/80

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1.975?

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

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

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how did you get that answer ?

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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

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thank you :)

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yw :)