# Math Help - precentages

1. ## precentages

The sales price of a car is $12,590 which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? 2. 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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3. 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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