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A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was the original price of the coat?

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Let x = the original price of the coat

A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140Another way to state this is to say that, during the sale, people paid 70% of the original price

That is: 70% of x = $140

Or: 0.7x = 140

Solve to get: x = 140/0.7 = 200

Answer: $200

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Brent

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