Posted by FIZZ on Friday, May 2, 2014 at 8:35am.
alicia sells calculator.His competitors sells the same model of calculators at RM30 each. Alicia wants a 40% markup on cost by selling at the competitors price.A t what price can Alicia afford to buy the calculators?

MATH(markup and markdown )  Reiny, Friday, May 2, 2014 at 8:54am
so you want
1.4x = 30
x = ....

MATH(markup and markdown )  FIZZ, Friday, May 2, 2014 at 9:05am
multiply ?

MATH(markup and markdown )  Reiny, Friday, May 2, 2014 at 9:10am
no,
if 1.4x = 30
then
1.4x/1.4 = 30/1.4
x = 30/1.4
= RM 21.43
check:
take 40 % of 21.43 and add it to 21.43
or
what is 1.4(21.43) ?
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