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After being marked down 20 percent, a calculator sells for $10. The original selling price was (A)$20

(B) $12.5 (C)$12

(D) $9 (E)$7
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Re: After being marked down 20 percent, a calculator sells for $10. The or [#permalink] ### Show Tags 11 Mar 2017, 04:55 vikasp99 wrote: After being marked down 20 percent, a calculator sells for$10. The original selling price was

(A) $20 4 (B)$12.5

(C) $12 (D)$9

(E) $7 0.8*original price = 10 original price = 10/.8 =$12.5

Hence option B is correct
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Re: After being marked down 20 percent, a calculator sells for $10. The or [#permalink] ### Show Tags 11 Mar 2017, 05:56 vikasp99 wrote: After being marked down 20 percent, a calculator sells for$10. The original selling price was

(A) $20 (B)$12.5

(C) $12 (D)$9

(E) $7 $$= \frac{10}{80}*100$$ $$= 12.5$$ So, Answer must be (B)$ 12.50
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