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3 months ago

Q:
# jacob found a great deal on a laptop for 40%off the original price if the sale price is $525 what is the original price of the laptop

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Answer:The original price of the laptop bought by Jacob was US$ 875Step-by-step explanation:1. Let's review all the information given for solving this question:Sale price of the laptop = US$ 525Discount from the original price = 40%2. Let's find the original price of the laptopOriginal price of the laptop = xSale price of the laptop = US$ 525Sale price of the laptop = x - 40%x525 = x - 0.4x (40% = 0.4)525 = x - 4x/10 (0.4 = 4/10)5,250 = 10x -4x (Multiplying by 10 at both sides)5,250 = 6x5,250/6 = 6x/6 (Dividing by 6 at both sides)875 = xThe original price of the laptop bought by Jacob was US$ 875Note: Same answer provided by me to question 13934115