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If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the purcha [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2007, 01:09
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If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the purchase of a certain product is $110, how much more remains to be paid?

(A) $880
(B) $990
(C) $1,000
(D) $1,100
(E) $1,210
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Last edited by Bunuel on 21 Jan 2013, 02:11, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: PS question [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2007, 03:09
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If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the purchase of a certain product is $110, how much more remains to he paid?
(A) $880
(B) $900
(C) $1,000
(D) $1,100
(E) $1,210


Are u sure 990 is not an answer?


May be there is a misprint in B :?
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2007, 04:25
Yeah the answer is 990. I am pretty sure I have seen this problem and 990 was a choice...
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2007, 06:18
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Yeah the answer is 990. I am pretty sure I have seen this problem and 990 was a choice...


My bad, the answer should be 990. We're asked to calculate the balance, so 1100 -110 = 990
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Re: If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2013, 01:40
The answer is 990 answer choice B has a typo

10/100P = 110 >> p= 110*100/10 = 1100

1100 - 110 = 990
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Re: If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the purcha [#permalink] New post 21 Jan 2013, 02:14
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If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the purchase of a certain product is $110, how much more remains to be paid?

(A) $880
(B) $990
(C) $1,000
(D) $1,100
(E) $1,210


Since 10% of the price is $110, then the total price is $1,100.

$110 is paid, thus $1,100 - $110 = $990 remains to be paid.

Answer: B.
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Re: If a 10 percent deposit that has been paid toward the purcha   [#permalink] 21 Jan 2013, 02:14
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