# The owner of a computer store received a shipment of computers at a cost of $319.85 each. If he sells the computers for$412.99 each, what is the percent of markup?

Jan 12, 2017

It is about 29%
The cost is $319.85 The price is $412.99
The difference between them (profit) is $93.14$.
To find the percentage, we take he part over whole, or $\frac{93.14}{319.85}$. That simplifies to $0.2912$ or ~~29%. That's the markup.