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Jenny is looking for the best deal on a set of golf clubs that has a wholesale price of $449.

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compare the price of the golf clubs in different situations by completing the following.


(a)Jenny can go to a pro shop that she knows has the golf clubs. This pro shop gets them from a distributor who marks up the wholesale price 20%. Then the pro shop marks them up by an additional 60%. Ignoring tax, how much would Jenny pay for the golf clubs at this pro shop?


(b) Jenny can also buy the golf clubs from a distributor that does direct-to-customer sales. When selling directly to individual customers, this distributor marks up the wholesale price 80%. Ignoring tax, how much would Jenny pay for the golf clubs if she gets them from this distributor?



(c)Select the true statement.


Jenny would pay more for the golf clubs if she gets them at the pro shop.


Jenny would pay more for the golf clubs if she gets them directly from the distributor.


Jenny would pay the same amount if she gets the golf clubs from the distributor or at the pro shop.

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Part a: Answer: The amount Jenny paid is $1403.125. Part b: Answer: The... View the full answer

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