Angiedoesschool2275
  • Angiedoesschool2275
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
  • Vocaloid
October price = (1+0.2)*(September price) 1.50 = (1.2)*(September price) solve for September price
Angiedoesschool2275
  • Angiedoesschool2275
What are the steps to answering the problem? don't understand your message Vocaloid...
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
"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?

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Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
hint: divide both sides of the equation by 1.2
Angiedoesschool2275
  • Angiedoesschool2275
So basically it's just 1.50 x 1.2?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
1.50 = (1.2)*(September price) 1.50/1.2 = September price
Angiedoesschool2275
  • Angiedoesschool2275
So the September price is 1.8?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
please look carefully 1.50/1.2 = September price = ?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
/ means divide
Angiedoesschool2275
  • Angiedoesschool2275
1.25?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
yes
Angiedoesschool2275
  • Angiedoesschool2275
So the total answer is 1.25? no more steps?
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
yes

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