Algebra 1 Grade 9 Can anyone give me the correct answer for this math question? Beng is shopping for a car.

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Algebra 1 Grade 9

Can anyone give me the correct answer for this math question?

Beng is shopping for a car. The cost of a new car is $15,500. This is 25% greater than the cost of a used car. What is the cost of the used car?

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    2021-09-10T18:40:46+00:00

    The cost of the used car is $11,625

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    2021-09-10T18:40:50+00:00

    15,500*0.25=x. x is unknown and 0.25 is the decimal form of 25%

    15,500*0.25=3875. 3875 is 25% of 15,500

    3875*3=3/4 of a new car which in turn makes this outcome 25% less then a new car which gives us the value of a used car.

    $11,625 is the price of a used car.

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