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EXERCISES For more exercises, see Extra Practice.

Practice and Problem Solving

A Practice by Example For Exercises 1–5, find each markup.


Example 1 1. cost: $1.50 2. cost: $38
(page 329) percent of markup: 70% percent of markup: 58%
3. cost: $111.00 4. cost: $18
percent of markup: 50% percent of markup: 35%
5. Beach Gear A beach store pays $11.40 for each beach umbrella.
The store’s percent of markup is 75%.

Example 2 For Exercises 6–10, find each selling price.


(page 329)
6. cost: $6 7. cost: $2.66
percent of markup: 75% percent of markup: 50%
8. cost: $149.99 9. cost: $67.20
percent of markup: 100% percent of markup: 10%
$299.98
10. Clothing A clothing store pays $15 for a shirt. The percent of
markup is 85%.

Example 3 For Exercises 11–15, find each discount and sale price.
(page 330)
11. regular price: $100 12. regular price: $24.50
percent of discount: 27% percent of discount: 20%
13. regular price: $700 14. regular price: $8.49
percent of discount: 30% percent of discount: 5%
15. Footwear Boots, regularly $125, are on sale for 30% off.

B Apply Your Skills Find each selling price. Where necessary, round to the nearest cent.
16. regular price: $180 17. regular price: $14.99
percent of discount: 40% percent of discount: 15%
$12.74
18. cost: $9.99 19. cost: $15
percent of markup: 60% percent of markup: 15%

20. Shopping An $11 shirt is on sale for 10% off.


a. Describe two different methods of finding the sale price.
b. Use one of the methods to find the sale price.
21. Video Sales Store A is selling a video for 20% off the store’s
GPS regular price of $25.95. Store B is selling the same video for 30%
off the store’s regular price of $29.50. Which store’s sale price is
lower? How much lower is it?
22. Identical sweaters are on sale in two
different stores. The sale price in Store A is 30% off the regular
price of $25. The sale price in Store B is 40% off the regular price
of $30. Which sweater is the better buy? Explain.

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C Challenge 23. Estimation Suppose you want to buy three books that cost $6.95,
$9.95, and $10.95. The bookstore is having a 14-off sale. Your state
charges sales tax of 5% of an item’s final price. You have $20. Do
you have enough money? Justify your answer.
24. Reasoning A store buys an item for $x and sells it for $y. Write
expressions for the markup and the percent of markup.
25. Shoes cost a store $56.40. The markup is 17%. Find the selling
price by two different methods.

Test Prep

Multiple Choice 26. A $59.50 coat is on sale for $36.50. About how much is the
percent of discount?
A. 37% B. 39% C. 61% D. 63%
Take It to the NET
Online lesson quiz at 27. Michael buys a new lawn mower with a 20% discount coupon.
www.PHSchool.com The regular price is $359.99. How much is the discounted price?
Web Code: ada-0609 F. $20.00 G. $72.00 H. $287.99 I. $339.99
Short Response 28. Store A advertises a printer at “15% off its regular price of $79.95.”
Store B next door advertises the same printer at “20% off of $83.95.”
(a) Which printer would you buy? (b) Explain your answer.

Mixed Review

Lesson 6-8 Find each percent of decrease. Round to the nearest tenth.
29. from 90 to 70 30. from 44.4 to 14.8 31. from 1,750 to 1,125

Lesson 5-3 32. Recipes A bread recipe calls for 6 12 cups of flour. You have
4 34 cups. How much more flour do you need?
Lesson 1-10 Draw a coordinate plane. Graph each point.
33. A(1, 0) 34. B(-2, 3) 35. C(-1, 2)

331-332 Chapter 6 Ratios, Proportions, and Percents