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# Andrew won a cash prize on a game show. Andrew paid taxes of 29% on the original cash prize and had \$28,000 remaining. How much was the original cash prize?

36,120 was the original cash prize let's put this in an equation -> $\frac{29}{100}$ = $\frac{28,000}{y}$ a clever way to figure out y, which here would be the original cash prize, is as follows: 28,000 ÷ 100 = 280 280 × 29 = 8120 (this is the tax he paid) now, add the tax to what he recieved -> 28000 + 8120 = 36120