College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.1 - Linear Equations - 1.1 Assess Your Understanding: 89

Answer

Initial price = 500,000 dollars Saving = (500,000 - 425,000) = 75,000 dollars

Work Step by Step

Let the initial price be 'x.' To find the initial price: x - 0.15x = 425,000 0.85x = 425,000 x = 500,000 Initial price = 500,000 dollars Saving = (500,000 - 425,000) = 75,000 dollars
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