Enter the total cost ($) and the profit margin ($) into the Selling Cost Calculator. The calculator will evaluate and display the Selling Cost. 

Selling Cost Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the Selling Cost. 

SC = TC + PM

  • Where SC is the Selling Cost ($)
  • TC is the total cost ($) 
  • PM is the profit margin ($) 

How to Calculate Selling Cost?

The following example problems outline how to calculate Selling Cost.

Example Problem #1:

  1. First, determine the total cost ($). The total cost ($) is given as 40.
  2. Next, determine the profit margin ($). The profit margin ($) is provided as 20.
  3. Finally, calculate the Selling Cost using the equation above: 

SC = TC + PM

The values given above are inserted into the equation below:

SC = 40 + 20 = 60 ($)


Example Problem #2: 

The variables needed for this problem are provided below:

total cost ($) = 35

profit margin ($) = 7

Entering these values and solving gives:

SC = TC + PM = 42 ($)