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How do i find the original price of an object that was sold for 2730 yielding a 30% profit on the cost??

- O_andrea_O
**Posts:**1**Joined:**Tue May 11, 2010 12:57 pm

you can pick a variable for the cost, say x

so .3x is the profit

now do an equation for the total price with the number they gave you & solve for the cost

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/percntof.htm

so .3x is the profit

now do an equation for the total price with the number they gave you & solve for the cost

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/percntof.htm

- maria1983
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