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The selling price of an article is equal to the cost of the article plus the markup. The markup on a certain television set is what percent of the selling price?

(1) The markup on the television set is 25 percent of the cost.
(2) The selling price of the television set is $250.

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Re: Selling Price!! [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2011, 09:34
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Answer is A!
Plug in numbers to quickly find out: if C=100, then M=25 and this S = 125. So M is 20% of S. A is sufficient
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Re: Selling Price!! [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2011, 02:10
A is sufficient. You do not need the actual to find the %
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