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) ?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math - The wholesale cost of a video game is $459.45. The original markup was 51...
- math - The wholesale cost of a video game is $459.45. The original markup was 51...
- Business Math - A furniture store sells recliners at a 70% mark-up (based on ...
- math - A tie pin which sells for $200.00 has a markup rate of 30% on the ...
- math - An item has a 45% markup based on selling price. What is the equivalent ...
- Math - I need some help on figureing out how to answer these problems please i ...
- Marketing Math - markup/mark down - A clothing retailer purchased a line of fall...
- math - At The Luminary, the markup on a halogen light fixture is 50% based on ...
- Spanish - Forma oraciones para saber la historia de amor entre Alicia y Emilio. ...
- math - Frances sells greeting cards. The materials for a card cost $2.40, and ...