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Beth bought a shirt for $6. This was 1/5 of the regular price. What was the regular price of the shirt?

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You may need to set up a ratio and crossmultiply:
6/x : 1/5
If you crossmultiply  6•5 and 1•x  what's the result? That will be the "regular price" of the shirt.
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