Math word problem help needed

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Brownsville, Texas, boasts being the southernmost international seaport and the largest city in the lower Rio Grande Valley. Ben Supple, an importer in Brownsville, has just received a shipment of Peruvian opals that he is pricing for sale. He paid $146 for the shipment. Assume he wants a 75% markup.a.Calculate the selling price when the markup is based on selling price.b.Calculate the selling price when the markup is based on cost.

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