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    Math word problem help!

    How do i go about figuring out this math word problem?

    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 MonStar View Post
    How do i go about figuring out this math word problem?

    The sales price of a car is $12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price?
    If we say the original price of the car is $x then we can say that 0.8x = 12590 and solve for x
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