Posted by Irene on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:33pm.
Jim is able to sell a handcarved statue for $670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him?

Math  gamacmua, Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:41pm
670 x 0.35 = 234.5
670  235.4 = 435.5 is the statue originally cost him

Math  Irene, Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:45pm
Ok Thanks.

Math  bobpursley, Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:57pm
Duh...it is wrong.
Cost*1.35=600
cost= 600/1.35

Math  Irene, Sunday, April 27, 2008 at 12:04am
@ bob and gama  here are the choices:
$496.30
$512.40
$555.40
$574.90
$588.20
Which is the right one?
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