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# A furniture dealer purchased a desk for $150 and then set  post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message Manager Joined: 24 Apr 2008 Posts: 56 Followers: 2 Kudos [?]: 97 [0], given: 0 A furniture dealer purchased a desk for$150 and then set [#permalink]

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A furniture dealer purchased a desk for $150 and then set the selling price equal to the purchase price plus a markup that was 40% of the selling price. If the dealer sold the desk at the selling price, what was the amount of the dealer's gross profit from the purchase and the sale of the desk? A.$40
B. $60 C.$80
D. $90 E.$100
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26 Apr 2008, 08:30
Is E the answer

SP = 150+40/100*SP

SP = 150*100/60
SP = 250
profit =100
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