MATH(markup and markdown )

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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 ) -

    so you want

    1.4x = 30

    x = ....

  • MATH(markup and markdown ) -

    multiply ?

  • MATH(markup and markdown ) -

    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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