The price of allrail tickets increased by 5%.

The price of a rail ticket from London to Ipswich increased by £2.30

Work out the price of the ticket before the increase

Explaination please, thanks in advance.

Guest Jun 8, 2021

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x is the original price of the tickets.

So, the new price, after the increase of tickets is 1.05x. Since the price of a rail ticket increased by £2.30, we know that £2.30 is 5% of the initial ticket price.

So the original ticket price is 2.30/0.05=**£46**

JP

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