# 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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