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Todd:

A merchant sold a pen for $5.35 thereby making a profit of 7% on the cost to him. Calculate (a) the cost price of the pen to the merchant (b) The selling price the merchant should request in order to make a profit of 15% *

Vocaloid:

a) if the cost after a 7% markup is $5.35, that means 1.07x = 5.35 Solve for x to get the original price b) to get a 15% profit, multiply x by 1.15

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