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Atool set has been discounted down to a price of R412.00. If the discount given was 3) 21%, how much was the toolset before the discount was applied?

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Answer:The cost of toolset before the discount was applied is:                     Rs.  521.5189Step-by-step explanation:It is given that:A tool set has been discounted down to a price of Rs 412.00. The percent discount that is provided to us is: 21%Let the actual price of toolset be: Rs. xThis means that:[tex]x-21\%\ of x=412\\\\i.e.\\\\x-0.21x=412\\\\i.e.\\\\(1-0.21)x=412\\\\i.e.\\\\0.79x=412\\\\i.e.\\\\x=\dfrac{412}{0.79}\\\\x=521.5189[/tex]    Hence, the actual price of toolset i.e. cost before discount is:                         Rs.   521.5189