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Obama bought a pair of shoes at 20% discount.If he saved \$700,calculate:
the original price of the pair of shoes
the sale price of the pair of shoes

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.2 p = 700
p =3500
.8 p = 2800

That sure is an expensive pair of shoes !

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thank you Damon

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You are welcome.

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