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The author of a book was told that he would have to cut the number of pages by 21% for the book to sell at a popular price and still make a profit. If the finished book contained 340 pages, how many pages were in the original forms?

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    21/100=340/x

    21x=34000

    x=1620

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    i mean 1619 pages

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