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moongazer

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After taking off 20% from the original price of a pair of jeans, it cost PHP600. What is the original price?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    let original price be x takin off 20% would mean subtracting 20% of x from x i.e. 0.8x so 0.8x=600 x=750

  2. moongazer
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    would you solve it easier? use fractions instead of decimals

  3. anonymous
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    amount u paid was 80% of x then u can calculate the original price

  4. moongazer
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    could you solve it in fraction form?

  5. anonymous
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    ok x - (20/100)x=600 (80/100)x=600 x=600*(100/80) x=750 is it good?

  6. moongazer
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    ahhhhh ok i was just confused ^_^ thanks!

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