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# A jewelry dealer initially offered a bracelet for sale at an

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A jewelry dealer initially offered a bracelet for sale at an asking price that would give a profit to the dealer of 40 percent of the original cost. What was the original cost of the bracelet?

(1) After reducing this asking price by 10 percent, the jewelry dealer sold the bracelet at a profit of $403. (2) The jewelry dealer sold the bracelet for$1,953.
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Thanks gsr. Kinda strange relief to know that Im not the only one to be torn between A and D!
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