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find the original price of the dress in dollars

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Carla bought a dress at a scale for 20%off the original price .the sale price of the dress was $28.80.

Apr 9th, 2015

Let the Original price is $x

she bought for 20% discount therefore , she paid $ (x - 0.2x) = $ 0.8x   for the dress

Sales price = $28.8

hence we can write, 0.8x = 28.8

or x = 28.8/0.8 = $ 36   (Answer)

Original price =$36


Apr 9th, 2015

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Apr 9th, 2015

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