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What was the original price if after increasing by 60% it became $8a?

Please help me with this problem. And the a in 8a does belong. Thanks!!

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Alexandr K. | The life of a Math teacher is to give you problems.The life of a Math teacher is to give yo...
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Let the original price = P
Then 60% of the original price would be 0.6P
 
Try turning the phrase into an equation, then solve for P. It's okay if the answer has the variable 'a' in it.
Give it a shot. Come back with a question and your attempt at solving the problem if you're still confused.