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 Question from Gavin: If 45% of an item is 90.00 what is the original price?

Hi Gavin,

45% is a fraction, it's $\large \frac{45}{100},$ so is the original price is $\$P$then you know that $\frac{45}{100} \times \P = \90.00.$ Solve for$P.\$

Penny

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