the markup rate is 144% .
clara schumann is buying bagels for her coworkers, she buys a dozen bagels priced at $5.49 a dozen.
selling price of a dozen bagels is $5.49 .
the bakery's cost for making the bagels is $2.25 per dozen.
cost price of a dozen bagels is $2.25 .
putting all the values in the formula
markup percentage = 144 %
therefore the markup percentage is 144% .
because its the idtance from 0