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7-121.

Write an equation for the problem below, and solve it. Be sure to define your variable. Homework Help ✎

The regular price of your favorite jeans has been reduced by $18$. They are now on sale for $26$. What was the regular price?

What do you need to calculate? That is the variable.

$j = \text {the regular price of the jeans}$
$j − 18 = 26$
Now solve the equation yourself.