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    [SOLVED] percentage help

    a store spent 18% of its monthly profit in remodeling, and the remodeling cost them 2800 dollars. what is the store monthly profit?
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    Quote Originally Posted by anndodo View Post
    a store spent 18% of its monthly profit in remodeling, and the remodeling cost them 2800 dollars. what is the store monthly profit?
    Hi anndodo,

    Let x = monthly profit

    Let .18x = amount store spent in remodeling

    .18x = 2800

    Solve for x to get the monthly profit.
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