Posted by **Blake** on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:12pm.

Tod paid $81.22 for a pair of shoes during a 30% off sale. What was the original price of the shoes?

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:16pm
100 - 30 = 70

0.7x = 81.22

x = ?

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**Blake**, Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:18pm
Thank you Ms. Sue

x=116.03

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at 10:25pm
You're welcome. And, of course, your answer is right.

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