







Profit margin 
20090526 

From andreya: what is the profit margin of a business that spends $200 in order to make $1000 Answered by Penny Nom. 





Percentage markup 
20070116 

From Lauren: MY DAD IS TRYING TO SELL PRODUCTS AT A 40% MARKUP. LET'S SAY THE COST IS $55.00. SHOULDN'T YOU JUST DO, 55 X 1.4 = 77 , SO THE $77 IS THE 40% MARKUP?? HE'S SAYING THAT YOU TAKE 55 / 60% = 91.67 . SO WHO'S FORMULA SHOWS YOU A TRUE 40% MARKUP OF $55.00 DOLLARS?????? Answered by Penny Nom. 





64.5% profit 
20010112 

From Ethel: IF I PURCHASE AN ITEM FOR $2.00 AND I WANT TO RESELL IT WITH A MARGIN OF GROSS PROFIT OF 64.5% WHAT FORMULA DO I USE TO ARRIVE AT THAT RESELL FIGURE? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Percentage markup 
19981128 

From John Coffey: My 11th grade daughter asked me how to calculate retail mark up percentages, I would appreciate any help with this question. Answered by Penny Nom. 

