algebra word problem

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Scooby Scooby
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algebra word problem

A sports car retailed at $16,535. What is the purchase price of the car if the car was marked up at 25% of the purchase price?
McGenius McGenius
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Re: algebra word problem

16,535 is 125% of what number

1.25x = 16,535
x = 13,228

The purchase price was $13,228

*McGenius*