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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?
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chelseachels Group Title
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
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
If you realise you bought it for 90% of the original price, you should be able to work that back to 100%.
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chelseachels Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have to come up with the formula and the answer.
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@hutchy22: giving the answer away is not that helpful...
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chelseachels Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
If you show me how to work it I can figure out the answer.
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Brittni0605 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Think to yourself, 10% off of what original price is $414.00?
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hutchy22 Group TitleBest 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...
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
A 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.
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Here is one way After a 10% reduction you purchase a new television for $414.00. Price  10% of Price = 414.00
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Luis_Rivera Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1359680697101:dw
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest 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.
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chelseachels Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is it $414.10?
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
as 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 ?
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hutchy22 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry I am new on here I didn't know:( @ZeHanz
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
My 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.
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no, not 414.10 (414.10 down to 414 is 10 cents off. 10% is different)
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
SO 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.
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@hutchy22: It's OK!
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@phi: look ma, no formulas! ;)
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chelseachels Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks so much.
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ZeHanz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
You're welcome!
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phi Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
an equation is just writing down on paper what you did.
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