What is the amount 4 percent profit?

3. John bought a laptop for \(x\) dollars and sold it at a 4 percent profit. Which of the following gives the amount of his profit?

  1. \(\$ 1.04x\)
  2. \($ 0.96x\)
  3. \($ 0.04x\)
  4. \($ 0.4x\)
  5. \($ 0.6x\)

Convert the percentage of profit, 4% into a decimal


To get the amount of profit we need to multiply this decimal number with \(x\) value in dollars, i.e.

$$0,04x \;USD$$

The answer is: A