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Once you've played this game for a while, the cookies start rolling in so fast that it's hard to tell how many cookies you get back from selling things. How many cookies are actually returned to you when you sell grandmas (and other production items like cursors, farms, etc.)?

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+1 for the title. – SF. Sep 17 '13 at 21:55
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Selling a building (grandmas are considered to be buildings) earns you 50% of the cost of buying another of that building. This is about 55% of what you paid for it.

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57.5%, to be exact. (The cost of the next building is always 15% higher.) – Michael Madsen Sep 17 '13 at 22:23

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