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A computer software retailer used a markup rate of 40%. Find the selling price of a computerr game that cost the retailer $25. Help!!!!!!

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  • 40% of $25 

     4       5      x
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    10     5     50/2

    The Answer is 35
  • The selling price of the computer is $35.

    Given:

    Cost price (C.P.) = $25

    Markup = 40%

    To find:

    The selling price of the computer.

    Explanation:

    Markup value is:

    [tex]40\%\text{ of }25=25\times \dfrac{40}{100}[/tex]

    [tex]40\%\text{ of }25=10[/tex]

    Now, the selling price (S.P.) of the computer is:

    [tex]S.P.=C.P.+\text{Markup}[/tex]

    [tex]S.P.=\$25+\$10[/tex]

    [tex]S.P.=\$35[/tex]

    Therefore, the selling price of the computer is $35.

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