Posted by **jeff** on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:05pm.

what is a 40% mark up on an item that

costs-$38.00?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:20pm
Is $38.00 the cost to the merchant or is it what she charges the customers?

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**jeff**, Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:26pm
it is the cost of the item.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:33pm
Whose cost?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:50pm
If the merchant paid $38.00, then with a 40% markup, she'd charge the customer $53.20

1.4 * 38 = 53.2

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