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Alex paid a $12 fee to receive a 10% discount off of the list price on all books he bought in a six-month period. Victor paid a $15 fee to receive a 15% discount off of the list price on all books he bought in the same period. If each bought books with a total list price of b during that period and each paid the same net amount, including the discount and the fee, what is b ?

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B. $60
C. $66
D. $100
E. $120
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12 +\(\frac{90*b}{100}\) = 15 +\(\frac{85*b}{100}\)..(90% value was paid as discount is 10 %.. on similar lines 85%)
\(\frac{5b}{100}\)= 3
b = 60
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