Math
posted by Irene .
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
670 x 0.35 = 234.5
670  235.4 = 435.5 is the statue originally cost him 
Math 
Irene
Ok Thanks.

Math 
bobpursley
Duh...it is wrong.
Cost*1.35=600
cost= 600/1.35 
Math 
Irene
@ bob and gama  here are the choices:
$496.30
$512.40
$555.40
$574.90
$588.20
Which is the right one?
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Math
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? 
algebra
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
Jim is able to sell a handcarved statue for $670 which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did the statue originally cost him? 
math
Jim was able to sell a hand carved statue for 670$ which was a 35% profit over his cost. How much did jim pay? 
math
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
you are standing 15 feet from a statue the angle of the elevation from eye level to the top of the statue is 27 degrees, and the angle of depression to the base of the statue is 18 degrees. How tall is the statue? 
physics
The specific heat is 0.80kJ/C. If 1.6MJ of heat are added to a 100kg granite statue of James Prescott Joule that is originally at 18 degrees C. What is the final tempertaure of the statue? 
geometry
A 5foot tall girl stands 15 feet from a statue. She must look at an angle of 60 degrees to see the top of the statue. Approximately how tall is the statue? 
Geometry
A 5 foot tall woman stands 15 ft from a statue. She must look up at an angle of 60° to see the top of the statue. How tall is the statue? 
Geometry
A 5 foot tall woman stands 15ft from a statue. She must look up at an angle of 60 degrees to see the top of the statue. How tall is the statue?