Posted by Jaz on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:36pm.
The price of an electric fan increased by 25% to $48.75. Find the original price of the fan.

Math  Knights, Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 9:13pm
1/4 + 1 = 5/4
so 48.75 =5/4 x
So, 4/5 * 48.75 = x
x = $39