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Gail bought a new baseball cap for $7.50, which was off the original price. What was the original price? Homework Help ✎ $\text{If the new baseball cap is }\frac{1}{3}\text{ off the original price, then it must be }\frac{2}{3} \text{ of the original price.}$ Write an equation to represent the new cap's price as a fraction of the old cap's original price. $(7.50) = \frac{2}{3} x$ x =$11.25