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retail price of the popular leash is $14.78.
joseph haydn pet store offers wide variety of leashes for dogs.
the store purchases one popular type of leash from its manufacturer for $4.38 each.
joseph haydn pets marks up leashes at a rate of 238% of cost.
238% is written in the decimal form .
markup price = 2.38 × cost of one popular leash
putting all the values in the abpove
= 2.38 × 4.38
= $ 10.4 (approx)
retail price of the popular leash = cost of one popular leash + markup price
= $4.38 + $10.4
therefore the retail price of the popular leash is $14.78.
without place values or decimals, this answer is correct numerically, but once you add those in, you find that the answer is actually 0.4