After a 30% reduction, you purchase a new television for $161. What was the price of the television before the reduction?

A) First write an equation you can use to answer this question. Use x as your variable and express any percents in decimal form in the equation.

The equation is  

B) Solve your equation in part [A] to find the original price of the television.

Answer: The original price of the television was dollars.

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????????????? "purchase" ?????????? yu BI or SPEND

aft 30% off, kost=161$

0.7x=161

x=161/0.7

x=230$
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