A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
chelseachels
 3 years 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?
chelseachels
 3 years 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?

This Question is Closed

ZeHanz
 3 years 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
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I have to come up with the formula and the answer.

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

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

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

hutchy22
 3 years 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
 3 years 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
 3 years 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
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359680697101:dw

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

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

phi
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0an equation is just writing down on paper what you did.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.