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a retail jeweler sells a pair of gold earrings for $213.90. The jeweler uses a 130% markup based on cost. Based on this information what was the wholesale cost of the earrings?

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    130% of something is 213.90

    1.3x = 213.90
    x = 213.9/1.3 = ....

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    164.53

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