I want to use the margin button on calculator but don't know how it works.

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I haven't used a calculator with these functions, so let's do a test.

I'm guessing is it for doing basic accounting. The equation is Sales - Costs = Gross Profit and maybe Gross Profit / Sales = Gross Margin.

If we enter 100 in sell, 40 in cost, does the margin come out to be 60 or 0.6? If it comes out to 60, the margin is the Gross Profit. If it comes out to 0.6, then the margin is Gross Margin.

Good luck,

Paul

I'm guessing is it for doing basic accounting. The equation is Sales - Costs = Gross Profit and maybe Gross Profit / Sales = Gross Margin.

If we enter 100 in sell, 40 in cost, does the margin come out to be 60 or 0.6? If it comes out to 60, the margin is the Gross Profit. If it comes out to 0.6, then the margin is Gross Margin.

Good luck,

Paul

May 12, 2016 | Office Equipment & Supplies

The Right margin is there and auto return is on. Tab to right end and set R. margin there.

DickyO

DickyO

Sep 24, 2012 | IBM Wheelwriter 30 Typewriter

It's used for time calculations. See Example 2 on the second page of the manual.

Jul 29, 2012 | Canon P23-DHV Calculator

PRESS BUT DON'T HOLD the MAR REL key.

DickyO

DickyO

Feb 16, 2012 | Nakajima AE-740 Typewriter

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Jack

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Jack

Jun 27, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Hi,

I think you should refer to you definitions. The 20% is called the markup. The profit margin is calculated with respect to the revenue. So you should divide the 400$ by 2400$ to get a net profit margin of 400/2400 =0.1667 or 16.67% (And we are not taking into account the taxes).

Margin = Markup /(price + Markup)

Markup = Margin* (Price +Markup)

Markup = Margin*Markup + Margin* Price

Markup*(1-Margin) =Margin*Price

Markup = Margin*Price/( 1-Margin)

For Price =2000, Margin =0.2 (that is 20%)

Markup = 0.2*2000(1-0.8) =0.2*2000/0.8

Markup = 2000*(0.2/0.8)= 2000*0.25 = 500

Thus to have a (net) profit margin of 20%, an item costing 2000$ must be marked up by 500$.

Try not to reason with numbers. Write the defining relation and use algebra to isolate for the variable you seek.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using Fixya and for rating this solution.

I think you should refer to you definitions. The 20% is called the markup. The profit margin is calculated with respect to the revenue. So you should divide the 400$ by 2400$ to get a net profit margin of 400/2400 =0.1667 or 16.67% (And we are not taking into account the taxes).

Margin = Markup /(price + Markup)

Markup = Margin* (Price +Markup)

Markup = Margin*Markup + Margin* Price

Markup*(1-Margin) =Margin*Price

Markup = Margin*Price/( 1-Margin)

For Price =2000, Margin =0.2 (that is 20%)

Markup = 0.2*2000(1-0.8) =0.2*2000/0.8

Markup = 2000*(0.2/0.8)= 2000*0.25 = 500

Thus to have a (net) profit margin of 20%, an item costing 2000$ must be marked up by 500$.

Try not to reason with numbers. Write the defining relation and use algebra to isolate for the variable you seek.

Hope it helps.

Thank you for using Fixya and for rating this solution.

Nov 30, 2009 | Canon P23-DH Calculator

Kelly,

For GPM on ibico EC-100 S:

Enter Price

Hit Minus Key

Enter Cost

Hit GPM Key to get GPM

For GPM on ibico EC-100 S:

Enter Price

Hit Minus Key

Enter Cost

Hit GPM Key to get GPM

Oct 07, 2009 | Ibico EC-100S Calculator

download the user manual (P23-DH III) from here:

http://rapidshare.com/files/181603396/P23DHIII.PDF.html

http://rapidshare.com/files/181603396/P23DHIII.PDF.html

Nov 01, 2008 | Canon P23-DH Calculator

Cost/Sell / Margin can be very confusing it uses the following Account formulas (For Cost = Selling price - ( Selling price / Markup) For Sell = Selling Price =Cost / (1-Margin%))

It is not a pure percentage. Please respond back if you have any other questions.

It is not a pure percentage. Please respond back if you have any other questions.

Apr 22, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

Ok I looked for ages for how these keys work and once you knwo how it is quite simple.

say something costs 100, enter 100 then press the cost button

say you want a margin of 25% then enter 25% and press the mgn button the result is the selling price 133.33

So to reverse it enter 133.33 press the sell button

Enter 25% and press the mgn button

result is 99.99 cost price (100) bar a cent/penny

and finally to work out margin

enter 100 press cost button

enter 133.33 press sell button

result is 24.99 which is the percentage margin

Simple isn't it

say something costs 100, enter 100 then press the cost button

say you want a margin of 25% then enter 25% and press the mgn button the result is the selling price 133.33

So to reverse it enter 133.33 press the sell button

Enter 25% and press the mgn button

result is 99.99 cost price (100) bar a cent/penny

and finally to work out margin

enter 100 press cost button

enter 133.33 press sell button

result is 24.99 which is the percentage margin

Simple isn't it

Oct 18, 2007 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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