# math (percent)

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A software buyer is looking for a product to retail for \$230. He wants to apply a markup
of 38% (based on selling price) to the product. Allowing for this markup, what is the
maximum amount the buyer can pay for the software?
A. \$38.00 C. \$142.60
B. \$87.40 D. \$370.97

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The markup would be 230x0.38 = 87.40, based upon the selling price. What the retailer paid would be \$230 minus that, which is answer C.

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