Posted by **Irene** on Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:33pm.

Jim is able to sell a hand-carved statue for $670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him?

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**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

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

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, April 26, 2008 at 11:57pm
Duh...it is wrong.

Cost*1.35=600

cost= 600/1.35

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**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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