



 
Hi Kelly, I would start by assuming you know the original starting figure and that you can use some algebra. Suppose the original starting price is $\$S.$. You add 10% for profit and 10% for overhead so you are adding 20%. Thus \[\$S + 0.20 \times \$S = \$22,750.\] Thus \[1.20 \times \$S = \$22,750.\] Now the algebraic step. Divide both sides by 1.20 to get \[\$S = \frac{\$22,750}{1.20} = \$18,958.34\] Penny  


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