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Asked Nov 21, 2019
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A desk is on sale for $551, which is 24% less than the regular price.  What is the regular price?

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Step 1

We have given, a desk is on sale for $551, which is 24% less than the regular price.

Then the percentage of present price will be 100% - 24% = 76%.

Step 2

Let x be the regular price.

Equate 76% of regular price to ...

76%(x) 551
0.76x= 551
551
= 725
0.76
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76%(x) 551 0.76x= 551 551 = 725 0.76

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