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A jacket is on sale for 70% of the original price. If the discount saves $45, what is...
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Let the original price be x.
The percentage discount on the original price = 100% - 70 % = 30%.
So the amount of reduction or savings in value after discount = $45.
Therefore 30x/100 = 45.
=> x = $(45/30)100 = $150.
Therefore the original price of the jacket = $150.
Posted by neela on January 9, 2011 at 10:36 AM (Answer #3)
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