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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?
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    Quote Originally Posted by DEPOTHOME View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by DEPOTHOME View Post
    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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