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Bunuel wrote:
After a 20% decrease, the price of a shirt was $120. What was the original price of the shirt?

A $100
B $144
C $150
D $160
E $180



120 is basically 80% of the original price.

\(\frac{120}{80}\) *100

= 150.

C is the correct answer.
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Bunuel wrote:
After a 20% decrease, the price of a shirt was $120. What was the original price of the shirt?

A $100
B $144
C $150
D $160
E $180



x*.8 = 120
x = 150
IMO C
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