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The price of pork bellies fell by 50%. Days later, the price fell again (from the lower price) by another 25%. If the price of pork bellies is now $.75 per pound, what was the original price?

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 Jun 21, 2021
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Call the  original price, P

 

So

 

P  ( 1 - .50) ( 1 - .25)  =   .75

 

P  (.50)  (.75)   =  .75               divide  both  sides  by .75

 

P (.50)    =  1

 

P   = 1 /  .50   =      2  ( dollars)

 

 

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 Jun 21, 2021
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