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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?

so you want 1.4x = 30 x = ....

multiply ?

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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