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Angiedoesschool2275
 one year ago
The students at Midtown Middle school sold flowers as a fundraiser in September and October. In October, they charged $1.50 for each flower. The October price was a 20% increase of the September price.What was the price of the flowers in September?
Angiedoesschool2275
 one year ago
The students at Midtown Middle school sold flowers as a fundraiser in September and October. In October, they charged $1.50 for each flower. The October price was a 20% increase of the September price.What was the price of the flowers in September?

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Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1October price = (1+0.2)*(September price) 1.50 = (1.2)*(September price) solve for September price

Angiedoesschool2275
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What are the steps to answering the problem? don't understand your message Vocaloid...

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1"The October price was a 20% increase of the September price." means that October price = (1.2)*(September price) October price = 1.50, therefore 1.50 = (1.2)*(September price) so, what is the September price?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hint: divide both sides of the equation by 1.2

Angiedoesschool2275
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So basically it's just 1.50 x 1.2?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11.50 = (1.2)*(September price) 1.50/1.2 = September price

Angiedoesschool2275
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the September price is 1.8?

Vocaloid
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1please look carefully 1.50/1.2 = September price = ?

Angiedoesschool2275
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the total answer is 1.25? no more steps?
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