9-6: TEKS Practice

  • 1. A computer store bought a program at a cost of $10 and sold it at a selling price of $13. Find the percent markup. Round to the nearest whole number.

  • 2. A music store bought a CD set at a cost of $20. When the store sold the CD set, the percent markup was 40%. Find the selling price.

  • 3. A store bought 500 toys at a cost of $20 each. The store sold all the toys at a percent markup of 40%. Find the total selling price.

  • 4. During a sale, a dress is marked down from a selling price of $60 to a sale price of $57. What is the percent markdown?

  • 5. A $300 suit is marked down by 20%. Find the sale price. Round to the nearest dollar as needed.

  • 6. An exercise machine with an original selling price of $830 is marked down by 24%. What is the sale price of the exercise machine?

  • 7. The selling price of an item is $650. It is marked down by 10%, but this sale price is still marked up from the cost of $450. Find the markup from cost to sale price.

  • 8. The selling price of an item is $600. After 6 months of not selling, it is marked down by 30%. After another 6 months of not selling, it is further marked down by 20%. Find the sale price after both markdowns.

  • 9. Error Analysis A store is instructed by corporate headquarters to put a markup of 11% on all items. An item costing $27 is displayed by the store manager at a selling price of $3. As an employee, you notice that this selling price is incorrect.

    • a. Find the correct selling price. Round to the nearest dollar as needed.

    • b. What was the manager's likely error?

      • A. The manager set the selling price at the cost.

      • B. The manager added to markup to the cost instead of subtracting it.

      • C. The manger subtracted the markup from the cost instead of adding it.

      • D. The manger set the selling price at the markup.

  • 10. Computer Sale A computer store buys a computer system at a cost of $465.60. The selling price was set at $776, but after a year the computer did not sell. The store then advertises a 40% markdown on the $776 computer system. Find the sale price. Round to the nearest cent.

  • 11. Multiple Representations A store advertises a 20% markdown on a dishwasher with a selling price of $952.

    • a. Find the sale price. Round to the nearest cent.

    • b. The markdown is the greatest possible without the store losing money. What does this tell you about the cost?

      • A. The cost is greater than the sale price.

      • B. The cost is less than the markdown.

      • C. The cost equals the markdown.

      • D. The cost equals the sale price.

  • 12. Writing A puppy is on sale at a pet store for $324, marked down 10% from an original selling price of $360.

    • a. If the markup from cost to sale price was $54, what was the cost? Round to the nearest dollar.

    • b. How would you solve the problem if you were not given the sale price?


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