Your total bill is $195.89 after receiving discounts of 25%, 10%, and 3% successively and we are asked to find the bill without discounts.

Let x be the original total bill. Then the amount paid can be found:

(.75)(.9)(.97)x=195.89

** If there is a 25% discount then the amount due is 75% of the original price thus multiply by .75. Similarly a 10% discount is 90% and a 3% discount is .97 of the cost. We apply them in succession -- the total bill then apply a 25% discount, then apply a 10% discount to the subtotal and finally apply a discount to that subtotal. **

Dividing both sides of the equation by (.75)(.9)(.97)=.65475 we get x is approximately 299.18.

**Thus the nondiscounted bill would have been $299.18**