# Thread: Find the percentage of the prophet?

1. ## Find the percentage of the prophet?

The house was bought for $500 and sold for$ 700 what percentage profit did they gain?

2. ## Re: Find the percentage of the prophet?

Originally Posted by Mathmatc
The house was bought for \$500 and sold for \$700 what percentage profit did they gain?
$\dfrac{700-500}{500} =$ 40% profit

3. ## Re: Find the percentage of the prophet?

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