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After a 20% price reduction, a cordless phone sold for $48. What was the phone's price before the reduction?

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1 of 6We will let the $x$ represent the price before reduction. The reduction of $20\%$ is expressed as follows:

$x-20\%x=x-0.2x=(1-0.2)x=0.8x$

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