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Lunera
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Lily buys a sweater that is on sale for $42, which is 75% of the original price of the sweater. What was the original price of the sweater?

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littleG

42 dollars is 75% so 25% is 14 and 100% is 56

ufnwish73

We have an equation: 42/? = 75/100 Cross multiply: 75*? = 42*100 ⇒ ? = 42*100/75= 56 The original price of the sweater was $56. Hope this helps~

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