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A baseball glove was 30% off the original price. The new price is $35. What is the...
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Elementary School Teacher
The new price is 30% off therefore it is 100-30=70% of the original price and is $35
Original price = 35*(100/70) = $50
The original price of the baseball glove is $50
Posted by najm1947 on October 28, 2012 at 2:57 AM (Answer #1)
High School Teacher
If we took the original price and multiplied it by 70% (which is a 30% discount), then we get the new price of $35. To find the original price, we need to solve the equation:
`0.7x=35` where x is the original price. Solve by dividing by 0.7
`x=35/0.7` switch 0.7 into the fraction 7/10
`x=35/(7/10)` now invert and multiply
`x=35/1(10/7)` cancel common factors
The original price of the glove is $50.
Posted by lfryerda on October 28, 2012 at 4:50 AM (Answer #2)
Take it as $35 is now 70% of the original price.
Now $35 divided by 70% = $5 is 10%
Thus $50 must ne 100% (if you multiply both by 10)
Posted by shgle on October 28, 2012 at 6:36 AM (Answer #3)
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