Special sale

At a special sale, an article is sold at $32, which is 20% below the original cost. What did the article cost?

Correct answer:

a =  40 USD

Step-by-step explanation:

b=32 USD r=100%20%=110020=0.8  a r=b a=b/r=32/0.8=40 USD

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