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If the store purchases an item at a wholesale cost of $3.50 per item, and it is sold at a retail value of $5.00 per item. What is the gross profit percentage of the item? (formula: gross profit percentage = [(retail - cost) divided by retail] X 100 )

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    % Profit = ((R - C) / R) * 100%,

    R = Retail.
    C = Cost.

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    Linn, the Eq from your textbook might
    be wrong. Please check.

    % Profit=((R - C) / C)* 100% = 42.9%.

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