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A table was purchased for $100 by the owner of Bella Home Furnishings.

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A table was purchased for $100 by the owner of Bella Home Furnishings. What is the selling price of the table?

1. Bella Home Furnishings marks up merchandise by 40%.
2. Bella Home Furnishings has a 25% discount sale every Tuesday.

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A table was purchased for $100 by the owner of Bella Home Furnishings. What is the selling price of the table?

1. Bella Home Furnishings marks up merchandise by 40%.
2. Bella Home Furnishings has a 25% discount sale every Tuesday.

THe price of the table = cost price+profit=selling price.

profit=40% of original price.
let cost price be x then selling price = x+40x/100 ==100
A clearly gives the cost price.

B does not give the cost price becuae we don't know if the table was purchased on Tuesday.

Final answer=A
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A table was purchased for $100 by the owner of Bella Home Furnishings. What is the selling price of the table?

1. Bella Home Furnishings marks up merchandise by 40%.
2. Bella Home Furnishings has a 25% discount sale every Tuesday.



Sometimes retailers such as " Bella Home Furnishings " purchase a product at a whole sale price, then they increase the price up to a certain percentage and then offer a discount on the retail ( marked up ) price.How can we be sure from statement A that there was no discount in the retail ( marked up) price? and that the marked up price was indeed the selling price ?
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