Algebra

Increased price is: $230.00
Percent increase is: 15%

What was the original price?

Having trouble with how to setup equation to solve problem.

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  1. 0.15x=230

    Transferring into words:

    15% of the original price is equal to 230 dollars.

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  2. Say the original price was x
    then x + 15% of x is $230
    or
    1.15 x = 230

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    posted by Damon

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