How can I solve this:

If a certain price goes down 5,8%

how many procents the price should

rise that it would be as much as it

used to be.

Thank you!

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- Feb 3rd 2009, 11:03 PMLiza88Percents
How can I solve this:

If a certain price goes down 5,8%

how many procents the price should

rise that it would be as much as it

used to be.

Thank you! - Feb 3rd 2009, 11:26 PMprincess_21
wat do u mean by ur question? if the price goes down by 5.8% say for example $25 that will be $23.55.

then the rate that it should increase to be $25 again

if that's it, then you'll need $1.45 for it be $25 again.

i'm not really sure bout it. correct me if I am wrong. :) - Feb 3rd 2009, 11:45 PMjavax
Let v1 be the first price, v2 the second(down price), p2 be the percentage required.

now you have

From here you can find p2, which is the percentage required. (answer p2 = 6.15%). As it is mentioned in the above post. - Feb 3rd 2009, 11:47 PMprincess_21