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 Question from Fatima: What is the 20% markup price of $\$1.50$Hi Fatima, 20% is$ \frac{20}{100} = 0.20$and hence 20% of$\$1.50$ is $0.20 \times \$1.50.$Thus the price after a 20% markup is$\$1.50 + 0.20 \times \$1.50.\$

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