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vkhu

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This has more to do with Math but since the only problem is I don't understand the problem, figure I will ask here:


"what is the price of which 20% account for $20?"


From what I can understand, suppose the original price is x, then 20% of x is $20 right? then that mean x = $100
But the answer is actually $4.84! How on Earth can this be? Doesn't "account for" mean 20% = 20$?
 

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Where did you find this bizarre question (and answer)?
 
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