# precentages

• December 13th 2006, 09:49 AM
DEPOTHOME
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The sales price of a car is $12,590 which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? • December 13th 2006, 09:51 AM DEPOTHOME Quote: Originally Posted by DEPOTHOME The sales price of a car is$12,590 which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price?

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• December 13th 2006, 10:39 AM
earboth
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Originally Posted by DEPOTHOME
The sales price of a car is $12,590 which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? Hello, let x be the original price. Then you know: $0.8 \cdot x = \ 12,590$. Solve for x and you'll get: x =$ 15,737.50

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