1. ## % help

hairdryer 1/3 off normal price
Now only £24.60
what is the normal price?

2. Originally Posted by starslacker
hairdryer 1/3 off normal price
Now only £24.60
what is the normal price?
Hello,

let the normal price be x.

Then you know

$\frac{2}{3} x = 24.60$ . Divide both sides of the equation by $\frac{2}{3}$ to get x:

$x = \frac{ 24.60}{\frac{2}{3}} = 36.90$

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how did you get 2/3

4. Originally Posted by starslacker
how did you get 2/3
1/3 off the price leaves 1 - 1/3 = 2/3 of the original price.

-Dan