A dealer gives a 25 percent discount on the list price of a radio and still makes 40% profit on the cost price of the radio .if the cost the radio is 30$ then what is the list price of the radio .

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- Aug 16th 2009, 02:57 AMbluffmaster.roy.007percentage
A dealer gives a 25 percent discount on the list price of a radio and still makes 40% profit on the cost price of the radio .if the cost the radio is 30$ then what is the list price of the radio .

- Aug 16th 2009, 05:46 AMsongoku
Hi bluffmaster.roy.007

let :

x = the list price of the radio

y = the cost the radio = $30

The dealer gives a 25 percent discount on the list price of a radio ----> he sells it with price 0.75 x

still makes 40% profit on the cost price of the radio -----------------------> he gets 1.4 y

Can you continue ? :) - Aug 16th 2009, 06:16 AMbluffmaster.roy.007
yes thanks ..(Nod)