21
Apr

Fuzzy (Builder’s) Math

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When will the “cost plus builders margin” of 20% end up costing you “cost” plus 25%?

When it’s calculated by the builder as “cost divided by .80 minus the cost for a 20% job”.

Example: ($1000) + (20%) = $1200 in basic math vs ($1000 / .80) – ($1000) = $1250 in builder’s math.

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