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Old 11-15-2019, 05:12 PM
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I can't figure out if this is a special calculator or a misprint.

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Texas-Ins...ll&athena=true
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$132.47 for the yellow trim seems steep.
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I looked at a few more on Amazon, I think it's a pack of them but the website doesn't have the correct description.
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Maybe it's the x-super(yzt)/sub(abc) button that is driving up the cost. Wish my calculator had one of those buttons.
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Looks like they're using the same kind of strange pricing algorithm that Amazon sometimes throws out. I can't recall specifics now, but I've seen some really weird price spikes when the supply of something runs low for some reason. Or cases where buying a two pack costs three times as much as buying singles. Just very weird.
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Looks like they're using the same kind of strange pricing algorithm that Amazon sometimes throws out. I can't recall specifics now, but I've seen some really weird price spikes when the supply of something runs low for some reason. Or cases where buying a two pack costs three times as much as buying singles. Just very weird.
IIRC, there is a business model of making your price a slightly-greater-than-1.00 multiple of the cheapest price on amazon. Some people don't want the cheapest cuz they think it's bad, so they'll buy yours instead. When they do, you buy the cheaper one and drop ship it to your buyer. Instant profit.

Breaks when there's only two sellers and they both use the same algorithm.
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