# SOLUTION: The ratio of a jacket to the original price is 2:3. The original price is \$65. What is the sale price?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 523835: The ratio of a jacket to the original price is 2:3. The original price is \$65. What is the sale price?Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A ratio should be between similar items, such as a price to another price. Not a jacket to a price. ------------------------ If you mean the sale price to the OP is 2:3 then, SP:OP::2:3 3SP = 2OP = 2*65 = 130 SP = 130/3 SP = \$43.33