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John's insurance company will replace his car if repair costs exceed 80% of the car's value. The car recently sustained $8000 worth of damage, but it was not replaced. What was the value of his car?

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    0.8x = 8,000
    x = 8,000/0.8 = $10,000 or more

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    Thank you for your help.

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