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  • one year ago

A supermarket buys shrimp at a cost of $3.80 per pound. The supermarket sells the shrimp for $6.27 per pound. Find the mark-up rate.

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  1. anonymous
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    would i have to subtract 3.80 from 6.27?

  2. anonymous
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    a) what is \(6.27-3.8\)?

  3. anonymous
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    2.47

  4. freshkeith56
    • one year ago
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    ^

  5. anonymous
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    then compute \(2.47\div 3.8\) what do you get?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah you divide by the original number

  7. anonymous
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    .65 ?

  8. anonymous
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    not what i get did you divide backwards?

  9. anonymous
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    oh wait, you are right sorry

  10. anonymous
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    wait would it be 65%? uhhh no i didnt, how did you do it?

  11. anonymous
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    oh okay :) yay okay!

  12. anonymous
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    you are right

  13. anonymous
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    thank you

  14. anonymous
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    i typed it in wrong

  15. anonymous
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    yw

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