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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

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Your goal is to find the September price, yes?

  2. anonymous
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    Yes.

  3. anonymous
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    Well, take in consideration of the $1.50 afterwards. Since, 20% is an easy percentage to convert and do within your head. So, I took a random amount which was correct. $1.25 20% = 1/5 125/5 = 25. 125 + 25 = 150 (cents) which converts to 1.25 + .25 = 1.50

  4. anonymous
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    If any questions, please ask.

  5. anonymous
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    No I understand Thankyou.

  6. anonymous
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    Of course, anytime. You're welcome. (:

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