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# John borrowed x dollars from Fred. Two months later, he repaid 324\$ of

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John borrowed x dollars from Fred. Two months later, he repaid 324\$ of his debt. If the amount of the debt remaining is 25 percent more than the amount repaid, what is x?

A. \$729
B. \$648
C. \$567
D. \$483
E. \$405

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01 Jan 2018, 01:53
Bunuel wrote:
John borrowed x dollars from Fred. Two months later, he repaid 324\$ of his debt. If the amount of the debt remaining is 25 percent more than the amount repaid, what is x?

A. \$729
B. \$648
C. \$567
D. \$483
E. \$405

x-324 = 1.25 * 324
x = 729
A
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