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## A sweatshirt is discounted 30%. If the discount is $9, what was the original price of the sweatshirt? Please show your work.

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A sweatshirt is discounted 30%. If the discount is $9, what was the original price of the sweatshirt? Please show your work.

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2021-08-04T09:14:27+00:00
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Answer:$30Step-by-step explanation:Let the price of sweatshirt be $x.

Discount percentage = 30%

Discount in dollars = 30% of $x

Discount in dollars = 30/100 of $x = $ 30x/100

Given that discount in $ is 9

thus

30x/100 = 9

x = 9*100/30 = 30

Thus, the original price is $30