Posted by **PLEASEEEE PLEASEEEE** on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:47pm.

Use the given information to find the original price:

Retail Price $99

Markup percent 80%

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**Jessica**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:51pm
$80.19

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**PLEASEEEE PLEASEEEE**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:54pm
How do you get this answer? Can you explain it to me, please. Thank you

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**Jessica**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:57pm
you take .80and mutiply by 99, then take that answer and subtract it from 99

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**Reiny**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:05pm
Don't think so ....

let the cost price be x

selling price (retail price) = 99

there was a 80% markup on cost price

1.8x = 99

x = 99/1.8 = 55

check:

cost price = $55

markup = .8(55) = $44

Selling price = 55 + 44 = 99

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**Alyssa**, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 5:10pm
No. U would do 99 times 80%. So that means it would be 99 times .80 which equals 79.20. Then, you would subtract 79.20 from 99 and your answer would be 19.80 as the original price

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