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    The price of coffee rose by 20% and is now $4.80 per jar. Find the cost of the same jar of coffee before the price rise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joker37 View Post
    The price of coffee rose by 20% and is now $4.80 per jar. Find the cost of the same jar of coffee before the price rise.
    let P = the original price

    P(1.2) = 4.80

    solve for P
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