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SUV's selling price $39K is 25% profit over cost; find cost

Postby slee on Sun May 31, 2009 4:27 am

A car dealer sells a SUV for $39,000, which represents a 25% profit over the cost. What was the cost of the SUV to the dealer?
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Postby stapel_eliz on Sun May 31, 2009 12:01 pm

slee wrote:A car dealer sells a SUV for $39,000, which represents a 25% profit over the cost. What was the cost of the SUV to the dealer?

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