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20 Nov 2017, 11:34
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After receiving a 25% discount, Sue paid $180 for a lawnmower. What is the original price of the lawnmower before the discount? A.$215
B. $220 C.$225
D. $240 E.$245

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Re: After receiving a 25% discount, Sue paid $180 for a lawnmower. What is [#permalink] ### Show Tags 20 Nov 2017, 11:41 Bunuel wrote: After receiving a 25% discount, Sue paid$180 for a lawnmower. What is the original price of the lawnmower before the discount?

A. $215 B.$220
C. $225 D.$240
E. $245 $$\frac{3}{4}$$ of the original price is$180. The full price would be $$\frac{180}{3} * 4 = 240. D$$
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20 Nov 2017, 12:06
25/100*x =180
=240

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Re: After receiving a 25% discount, Sue paid $180 for a lawnmower. What is [#permalink] ### Show Tags 22 Nov 2017, 13:13 1 Bunuel wrote: After receiving a 25% discount, Sue paid$180 for a lawnmower. What is the original price of the lawnmower before the discount?

A. $215 B.$220
C. $225 D.$240
E. $245 We can create the following equation in which n = the original price: 0.75n = 180 n = 180/0.75 = 240 Answer: D _________________ Jeffery Miller Head of GMAT Instruction GMAT Quant Self-Study Course 500+ lessons 3000+ practice problems 800+ HD solutions Re: After receiving a 25% discount, Sue paid$180 for a lawnmower. What is &nbs [#permalink] 22 Nov 2017, 13:13
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