Posted by **unknown** on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 11:37pm.

a soft ware buyer looking for a product to retail for $230.00 he wants to apply a mark up of 38% based on selling price allowing for this what is the maximum amount the buyer can pay for the software

would it be $87.40

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**MattsRiceBowl**, Monday, November 3, 2008 at 5:29am
$142.60. You didn't read the question carefully is all it looks like. You figured out how much the markup would be rather than the price he paid for it. Subtract 230-87.40 and you get $142.60

So he will buy it for $142.60, mark it up 87.40, and sell it for $230.

Matt

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**JOn**, Sunday, July 29, 2012 at 11:06pm
This dose not look right....

The buyer is looking to purchase software for $166.66 to sale at a 38% markup price of $230. (or as close as you can get to it) This is a messed up question.

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**Luis Hudtwalcker**, Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 7:03pm
38/1oo*230=87.40. 230.00-87.40=142.60.the answer is 142.60

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