If 100 of one item costs $1200 How do I find what 1 of that item costs? [closed] The title is just an example and I didn't know what to call it. If, for example, 100 of an item costs$1200 then how much would one of that item cost?

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• What's the discount for buying in bulk? – Lord Shark the Unknown Jun 10 '17 at 6:20
• Why down vote? Is there any guideline that disallows such questions? – baharampuri Jun 10 '17 at 7:39
• @baharampuri: I'm not the down voter, but a down vote does not mean the subject matter of a Question is "disallowed". If you hover a mouse over the voting arrows, you'll see a tool tip that gives the message "This question does not show any research effort; it is unclear or not useful". – hardmath Jun 10 '17 at 15:13
• I am aware of it, but what amount of research one can expect for this question which obviously is coming from a beginner. Here clearly the OP is asking for the method which was not introduced to him/her which is why he/she says it's an example. – baharampuri Jun 10 '17 at 18:56

$$100x = 1200 \implies x = \frac{1200}{100} = 12$$