calculating original price

Algebra
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a college bookstore marks up the price of textbooks by 25%. This results in the store selling textbooks for 25% more than the original cost to the store. If the bookstore charges $107.25 for a textbook. What is the book's original cost to the store?

Jun 9th, 2015

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107.25 is the price after the increase, then is it 125%...since the original price would be 100%

125%.............>$107.25

100%...............>??

107.25x100/125

=$85.8

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