When Olivia uses a rail card, the full price of a ticket is reduced by 1/3 She uses her rail card and pays £27 for a ticket. Wor

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When Olivia uses a rail card, the full price of a ticket is reduced by 1/3
She uses her rail card and pays £27 for a ticket.
Work out the full price of a ticket.

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Kennedy 2 weeks 2021-10-04T11:14:48+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-10-04T11:15:51+00:00

    Let the full price of ticket is 1. When Olivia uses a rail card, the full price of a ticket is reduced by 1/3, then she pays

    1 -  \frac{1}{3}  =  \frac{2}{3}  \\

    of full price

    Now we can find full price of ticket

    27 \div  \frac{2}{3}  = 27 \times  \frac{3}{2}  = 40.5 \\

    Answer: the full price of ticket is £40.5

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