# Math problem solving

At the hardware store , you buy hammers for \$ 30 a dozen. And sell them for \$ 3.50 each. What is the percent mark up for the hammers?

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1. 30 / 12 = \$2.50 each

1/2.5 = 0.4 = 40% markup

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Ms. Sue

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