# Math - Markdown Percent

by Bethany
(USA)

Office Market is having a sale on printer paper.

If you buy 2 reams for \$8.99 each, you will get a third ream free.

Calculate the markdown percent

### Comments for Math - Markdown Percent

 Aug 25, 2013 percent markdown by: Staff Answer Part I Regular Cost for a ream of printer paper: \$8.99 Regular Cost for three reams of printer paper RC = 3 reams * \$8.99 per ream RC = \$26.97 Markdown Cost for three reams of printer paper MC = \$8.99 * 2 MC = \$17.98 --------------------------------------------------------

 Aug 25, 2013 percent markdown by: Staff --------------------------------------------------------Part IIMarkdown %M% = [(26.97 - 17.98) / 26.97] * 100M% = [(26.97 - 17.98) / 26.97] * 100M% = 33 ⅓ % The final answerMarkdown = 33 ⅓ % Thanks for writing.Staff www.solving-math-problems.com

 Oct 18, 2020 Markdown% NEW by: Anonymous The solution shows that Markdown% is same as Discount % then what is difference between the two terms. I think markdown % is calculated on the discounted price whereas discount% is calculated on the original selling price.

 Oct 18, 2020 Markdown% NEW by: Anonymous The solution shows that Markdown% is same as Discount % then what is difference between the two terms. I think markdown % is calculated on the discounted price whereas discount% is calculated on the original selling price.

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