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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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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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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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