# Math

posted by Gina

I bought a pair of shoes for \$51. The shoes were already marked 75% off. What is the original price of the shoes.

1. Gina

\$204.

2. Ms. Sue

Right.

3. Alina

So here's how you do it!
\$51 is 25% because 100%-75% is 25% :)
So...

51-25
x-100

Cross multiply and solve for x!

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