1954 AHSME Problems/Problem 23
Problem 23
If the margin made on an article costing dollars and selling for dollars is , then the margin is given by:
Solution
We are given the margin in terms of the cost of the article. Looking at the answers, it appears we need to find the margin in terms of the selling price. The relationship between cost and selling price is that selling price minus the margin is the cost, .
Since and , .
Doing some algebraic manipulation to get on one side,
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