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cspyder90
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Keisha bought a table on sale for $326.40 . This price was 66% less than the original price.
What was the original price?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
cspyder90 Group Title
Keisha bought a table on sale for $326.40 . This price was 66% less than the original price. What was the original price?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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lilg132 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
100/34 = 2.941176470588235 2.941176470588235 * 326.40 = 960
 2 years ago

dwoodmansee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Why the precision? Isn't it more important to understand that Keisha got the table for 1/3 of the regular price? In other words the regular price is 3 times the price she paid.
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lilg132 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
because not all questions will be that easy they need to understand the method of how to work it out
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dwoodmansee Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
But it is not intuitively obvious why (or event that) 100/34*price paid = original price. It seems we are encouraging the student to apply a rote formula the problem.
 2 years ago
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