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 Question from annoris, a student: How to calculate percent of profits using step by step division formula. I know how to get the profit. Selling cost was $15.00 Cost amount was$10.00 Total profits its $5.00. But i do not know how to get the percent because i don't know how to divide to well . Can you helppppppp me ? Annoris, I think that you want the profit as a percentage of the selling price. Thus take the profit, divide by the selling price and then multiply by 100 to convert to a percentage. Thus in your case this is profit / (selling price) × 100 =$5 / \$15 × 100 = 33.33%

I hope this helps,
Penny

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