How to Mark Up a Price


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What is a markup?

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1. A store owner buys plastic flowers at a price of $2.00 per stem. If his normal mark up is 35%, how much will each flower cost in his store?

2. What was the mark up on an item sold at $1200 that cost the owner $750?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you comprehend about marking up a price with this quiz and attached worksheet. You'll need to know things like what a mark up is and how to interpret it in a given scenario, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to:

  • Calculate a mark up
  • Understand how much of a given item you need to sell in order to follow a wholesaler's recommendation
  • Identify the cost of an item when knowing the mark up

Skills Practiced

Practice the following:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of price and how it is connected to a mark up
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve marking up a price practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cost of a mark up

Additional Learning

Find out more about this subject with the lesson called How to Mark up a Price. Once you've completed the lesson, you will have gone over the following study objectives:

  • Assess examples of a mark up in price
  • Recognize the formula used in this calculation
  • Understand how to check your work