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anonymous
 5 years ago
how do you figure an original price if you are 180$ less than the original price after it has been decreased by 20% twice.
anonymous
 5 years ago
how do you figure an original price if you are 180$ less than the original price after it has been decreased by 20% twice.

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Owlfred
 5 years ago
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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.020% twice eh... gotta read the whole thing

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0180 = P(1  .2)^2 180  = P perhaps? (.8)^2 180/.64 = 281.25 ; lets test that

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0281.25(.8) =225 225(.8) = 180

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they say the answer is 500 If I reduce 500 by 20% twice I get 180. but I can do the reverse?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0...... lets see what they are talking about then 500*.8 = 400 ... i dont see it as 500

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0500*.2 = 100 and at best that gets you to 300

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Original Price (.8) = sale price at 20% 0ff

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if its marked down twice from the original price wed still be less than 500

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Original Price(.6) = 40% off original and thats 300 at best

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0500x.20=100 500100=400 400x.20=80 40080=320 320+180=500 ...how do I do it in reverse if all I know is the price was reduce 180$ after been decreased by 20% twice.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Price paid  = Original Price (1 %)^how often 180  = 281.25 (1  .2)^2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have no idea what that means/ sorry

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know how much was paid?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no only reduce by 180$ after 20% decrease twice

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohhh; i read it wrong... I thought 180 was the amount paid....

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0P(.2) = Amount reduced Amount reduced(.2) = 180 is what yor looking for right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the amount was reduce twice by 20% ??? was reduced by 180$ what the original amount

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What does this symbol mean ^

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its how you indicate an exponent on a keyboard

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it point up to tell you the number is a little higher

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A{n} = A{n1}  A{n1}(.2) A{n1} = A{n2}(.2)  A{n2}(.2)(.2) maybe

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks but it just doesn't make any sense

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its a work in progress :) but I think I narrowed it down tho this:

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.2) = %off1 Po(.8) = saleprice saleprice(.2) = %off 2 %off1 + %off2 = 180

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.2) + Po(.8)(.2) = 180 Po(.2 + .16) = 180 Po = 180/(.36) maybe?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0were did the .36 com from

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First step; lets agree that the steps I took are valid.. Po(.2) = %off1 agree?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.8) = sale price sale price (.2) = %off2 agree?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0%off1 + %off2 = 180 Po(.2) + Po(.8)(.2) = 180 agree?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.2) + Po(.16) = 180 Po(.2 + .16) = 180 Po(.36) = 180 agree?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0where did the .16 come from

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how would I know to do that.....makes no sense

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0.......... I really cant step this down much further. You know that Po(.8) = sale price ; and also that sale price(.2) = %off2 So we put that all together to get: Po(.8)(.2) = Po(.16)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0looks like a lot of people like your help, amistre can you help with my trignometric substitution problem?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0cool meet you there, thanks so much

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks sorry to hold you to long

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0'sok.... the math keeps :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you see how it works thru that? all we did was define our steps, then added the Po to it to keep track of the 'original price'

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if we know how the original price plays a part in this; we can solve for it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0when I add the % I total 100%. never though of multiply them...still don;t know why you would mulitpy them

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.8) = sale price ; sale price (.2) = %off2 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ this part is redundant so remove it Po(.8)(.2) = %0ff2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0my test says the answer is 500=original price

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your test is correct.... why? because 180/.36 = 500

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.8)(.2) = Po(.16) = %off2

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Po(.2) = %off1 Po(.16) = %off2 %off1 + %off2 = 180 Po(.2) + Po(.16) = 180

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see... 20% off the first time and 16% off the second time.....I would of never figured that out?????

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its not really 16% off :) Its just that that what it amounts to to figure this out ;)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0actually, your spot on it lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How about another one,,, ticket sales have gone up 10% reaching 880 tickets how many ticket were sold in the last season. my answer is 792 but its wrong

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wish I could try it, but library is closing...good luck :)
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