# Math

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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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670 x 0.35 = 234.5
670 - 235.4 = 435.5 is the statue originally cost him

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Ok Thanks.

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Duh...it is wrong.

Cost*1.35=600

cost= 600/1.35

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@ 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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