anonymous
  • anonymous
how do i figure the original price... Mark paid $664 for a suit that was discounted 20%. What was the original price?
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  • chestercat
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bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
Okay so mark paid 20% less, which means that the suit cost him 80% of the original
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
So: $664 - 80% $x - 100%
bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
x = (cross multiply and divide by what's left) = 664*100/80

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bahrom7893
  • bahrom7893
x = $830
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anonymous
  • anonymous
i know thats the answer im confused how to set it up..is it 664/100 times x/100
anonymous
  • anonymous
bahrom, always trying to get fans, lol
anonymous
  • anonymous
right basically, what bahrom has done is he knows that you have 80% of the original cost, so he has made it so that you can work out what 1 % costs you then times it by 100 to get it to 100% (i.e. the original price)
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok thanks

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