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Good afternoon!I'm homeschooled so they only give us workbooks and ect. They explain how to do the problems but it confuses me. Here is 1 out of the 5 q's I don't get.
A printer is on sale for $129.99. This is 25% off the regular price. what is the regular price? Solve each problem by writing an equation.

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    if it's 25% off, then 129.99 is 75% of the regular price

    129.99 = .75p
    p = 129.99/.75 = 173.32

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    how did you get 173.32?

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    173.32 . Steve even worked it out.

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    173.32. me and my dad did it at the same time.

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