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A gold band was purchased on sale for $280. If it was marked down 30%, what was the original price? A)$348

B) $364 C)$392

D) $400 E)$420

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A gold band was purchased on sale for $280 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 10 Mar 2017, 23:07 HKD1710 wrote: A gold band was purchased on sale for$280. If it was marked down 30%, what was the original price?

A) $348 B)$364

C) $392 D)$400

E) $420 Since it was marked down 30%, we have 0.7*original price = 280 original price = 280/0.7 =$400

Hence option D is correct
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Re: A gold band was purchased on sale for $280 [#permalink] ### Show Tags 11 Mar 2017, 07:34 HKD1710 wrote: A gold band was purchased on sale for$280. If it was marked down 30%, what was the original price?

A) $348 B)$364

C) $392 D)$400

E) $420 $$\frac{280}{70}*100$$ $$= 400$$ Thus, answer must be (D)$ 400
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