# After a 17% price reduction, a boat sold for 28,220. What was the boat's price before the reduction?

The boats price before the reduction was $33,975.90

The person got the boat for 83% of the original price (100% - 17% = 83%.

Therefore if you find what #28,220 is 83% of you will find the price before the reduction. Therefore:

83% of x = 28,200

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To find the boat's price before the reduction, you would divide the sale price by 1 minus the percentage reduction (100% minus 17%): Boat's price before reduction = Sale price / (1 - Percentage reduction) Boat's price before reduction = 28,220 / (1 - 0.17) Boat's price before reduction = 28,220 / 0.83 Boat's price before reduction ≈ 34,012.05

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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