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I've been stuck on this for like an hour. Please Help. After a 10% reduction you purchase a new television for $414.00. What was the price before the reduction?
 one year ago
I've been stuck on this for like an hour. Please Help. After a 10% reduction you purchase a new television for $414.00. What was the price before the reduction?

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ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If you realise you bought it for 90% of the original price, you should be able to work that back to 100%.

chelseachels
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to come up with the formula and the answer.

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@hutchy22: giving the answer away is not that helpful...

chelseachels
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you show me how to work it I can figure out the answer.

Brittni0605
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Think to yourself, 10% off of what original price is $414.00?

hutchy22
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ZeHanz I am sorry what did you want me to do I just went to Google and typed in the question...

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2A formula? I would think a reasoning that explains it will do. It is of course possible to work with formulas, but I think it is better to try to understand what's going on before doing that.

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here is one way After a 10% reduction you purchase a new television for $414.00. Price  10% of Price = 414.00

Luis_Rivera
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359680697101:dw

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@hutchy22: Anyone could Google it. That is not the point. The point is: people ask questions here to get explanations, and to learn to understand the problems.

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as an equation Price  10% of Price = 414.00 write it as P 0.10*P = 414.00 factor out the P. can you do that ?

hutchy22
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry I am new on here I didn't know:( @ZeHanz

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2My way of doing it would be: OK, I know that 90% is 414. So then I can easily calculate how much money 10% is. How? Once I'va got that, going back to 100% is easy.

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no, not 414.10 (414.10 down to 414 is 10 cents off. 10% is different)

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2SO to go from 90% to 10%, that is 9 times smaller, so divide 414 by 9. Result:46. Now multiply this $46 (which is 10%) by 10 to get the original amount.

ZeHanz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@phi: look ma, no formulas! ;)

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0an equation is just writing down on paper what you did.
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