Mathematics

The price of an item increased by 25%. If the price of the item after the increase is $2, find the original price. a)$1.50, b) $1.60, c)$1.75, d) $2.50, e)$3.20

yassautumn

4 years ago

$x+0.25x=2\\ 1.25x=2\\ x=\1.6\Rightarrow B$

Banaszek168

4 years ago

$x + 0.25x = 2 \\ 1.25x = 2 \\ x = 2/1.25 \\ x = 1.6$