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Help please. A wine shop buys a French Chardonnay for $6.50 and then marks up the price 80%. What is the wine shop’s sale price for the French Chardonnay?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got $1.30 is that correct?

  2. anonymous
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    oh no

  3. anonymous
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    oh my

  4. anonymous
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    if they sold it for $1.30 they would lose money one every bottle!

  5. anonymous
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    yeah it didnt make any sense lol

  6. anonymous
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    to increase a number by 80% you can do one of two things a) find 80% of it then add to the original number or, what is easier, is b) multiply it by \(100\%+80\%=180\%=1.8\)

  7. anonymous
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    i.e. with a calculator compute \[6.50\times 1.8\]

  8. anonymous
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    so it would be 11. 70?

  9. anonymous
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    i actually have no idea how you came up with $1.30

  10. anonymous
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    $11.70 at least makes some sense right? also it is correct

  11. anonymous
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    me either. it makes sense, thank you. :)

  12. anonymous
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    yw

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