Rising price

The book first become more expensive by 5 euros. New price was later increased by 8%. After the second price increase book cost 46 euros.

What was the original price of the book?

Correct answer:

x =  37.59 Eur

Step-by-step explanation:

(x+5)(1+8100)=46 x=461+8/1005=37.59 Eur



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