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A sofa is on sale for $465, which is 38% less than the regular price. What is the regular price?

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  1. amistre64
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    465 = P(1.38) P = 465/1.38 ??

  2. anonymous
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    why 1.38?

  3. amistre64
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    casue I got interest in my head as an error lol

  4. amistre64
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    465 = P - P(.38) = P(1-.38)

  5. amistre64
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    P = 465/(.72)

  6. anonymous
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    For the regular price i got $1,223.68

  7. anonymous
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    $750

  8. anonymous
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    750*.62=465

  9. amistre64
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    645.83 dbl chck: 645.83(.38) = 245.41 645.83 - 245.41 = 400.42

  10. amistre64
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    mines closer :)

  11. anonymous
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    ....the sale price is 465...

  12. amistre64
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    right: 465 = P - P(.38) = P(1-.38)

  13. amistre64
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    P = 465/(1-.38)

  14. amistre64
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    .62...my addition was off :)

  15. amistre64
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    750 was the original price

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