Algebra 1, Discounts

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A restaurant paid $112 for a piece of equipment after having been given a 20% discount. What was the original price of the equipment?

Dec 7th, 2014

Let x = the original price of the equipment

Then  x - 20%(x) = 112

x - .2x = 112

.8x = 112

x = 112 / .8 = $140

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