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Find the Phone's Price Before Reduction

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After a 20% price reduction, a cordless phone sold for $48. What was the phones price before the reduction? (show work)

Sep 4th, 2014

after 20% reduction the price is $48 which means $48 is only 80% of the original price...so let x= original price
48=.8x
60=x
it was $60

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