# SOLUTION: respected sir, 1] A store’s selling price of \$2,240 for a certain computer would yield a profit of 40 percent of the store’s cost for the computer. What selling price would yiel

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 Question 198138: respected sir, 1] A store’s selling price of \$2,240 for a certain computer would yield a profit of 40 percent of the store’s cost for the computer. What selling price would yield a profit of 50 percent of the computer’s cost? plz solve my math sum... thank u .Answer by RAY100(1637)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let x = cost . 1.4 * x = \$ 2240 . x= \$ 1600 . 1.5 * x = 1.5 * 1600 = \$ 2400 . check . 40 % of 1600 is ,,,, (.4) *1600 = 640 640 + 1600 = \$ 2240,,,,,ok , 50 % of 1600 = 800 800 + 1600 = \$ 2400,,,,ok