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25 Jan 2019, 00:13
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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

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Re: After a 20% decrease, the price of a shirt was $120. What was the orig [#permalink] ### Show Tags 25 Jan 2019, 01:06 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. GMAT Club Legend Joined: 18 Aug 2017 Posts: 4976 Location: India Concentration: Sustainability, Marketing GPA: 4 WE: Marketing (Energy and Utilities) Re: After a 20% decrease, the price of a shirt was$120. What was the orig  [#permalink]

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25 Jan 2019, 04:33
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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