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The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale. Given that the consumers who used the coupon on sale day were getting 30% off the increased price, how much did these consumers pay for the suit? A. $182 B. $191 C. $200 D. $209 E. $219 Kudos for a correct solution.
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Is answer B ? 200 original prize , 130% of it is 260 and then 70% of 260 is 191 .. So customer were paying 191



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adityadon wrote: Is answer B ? 200 original prize , 130% of it is 260 and then 70% of 260 is 191 .. So customer were paying 191 No. It is 200(1.30)(0.70) = 182 (A) I think your problem was the 70% of 260 it's actually a 182 (A)



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indeed, it is A. 10% of 200 is 20, thus 30% increase is 60$ increase in price, and new price is 260$ coupon gives 30% off from 260$ 10% = 26, 30% = 26*3 = 78 price paid by customers: 26078 =182$
or just simply use consecutive multipliers this way is even faster: (13/10)*(7/10) = 91/100 or 91% of the original price 200$ = 100% 1% = 2. Since the price the customers paid is 91% of the original amount, then the price they paid is 200(2*9) = 182
furthermore, we can simply eliminate 3 answer choices right from the start answ C) 200 never make this mistake: x +30%  30% = x! answ D) & E) 30% of the coupon is greater than 30% of the original price, thus the final price can never be >200



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06 Mar 2015, 13:55
Correct answer is A. $182.
Original price = $200 + 30% increase = $260 30% coupon = 26 (10%) * 3 = $78 discount.
$260$78=$182
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06 Mar 2015, 22:53
The answer should be (A) I guess. Its 30% of 200 added to 200 i.e. 260 and then 30% subtracted from 30% of 260 which comes out to be 182.



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06 Mar 2015, 23:03
Bunuel wrote: The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale. Given that the consumers who used the coupon on sale day were getting 30% off the increased price, how much did these consumers pay for the suit?
A. $182 B. $191 C. $200 D. $209 E. $219
Kudos for a correct solution. +1 for A. Price paid by consumers= $200*130/100*70/100=$182



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Artmetalist wrote: adityadon wrote: Is answer B ? 200 original prize , 130% of it is 260 and then 70% of 260 is 191 .. So customer were paying 191 No. It is 200(1.30)(0.70) = 182 (A) I think your problem was the 70% of 260 it's actually a 182 (A) Yeah ... i did a calculation mistake



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It should be 182, ANS A
200*0.30 = 60
200+60 = 260
260 * 0.30 = 78
260  78 = 182



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07 Mar 2015, 03:11
Bunuel wrote: The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale. Given that the consumers who used the coupon on sale day were getting 30% off the increased price, how much did these consumers pay for the suit?
A. $182 B. $191 C. $200 D. $209 E. $219
Kudos for a correct solution. although the algebric way is not very time consuming, we can solve the question in the following way... since the increase and decrease are same 30%, the original value is initially increased and decreased so we come back to the original price.. however the decrease is also on 30% increase, which becomes 30%*30%=9%... 9% of 200=18, so ans =20018=182 ans A
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Bunuel wrote: The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale. Given that the consumers who used the coupon on sale day were getting 30% off the increased price, how much did these consumers pay for the suit?
A. $182 B. $191 C. $200 D. $209 E. $219
Kudos for a correct solution. MAGOOSH OFFICIAL SOLUTION:Given the foregoing discussion, it may be obvious now the trapmistake answer is (C). Even if you can’t remember the correct thing to do, at the very least, learn to spot the trap! The multiplier for a 30% increases is 1 + 0.30 = 1.3, and the multiplier for a 30% decrease is 1 – 0.30 = 0.70, so the combined change is 1.3*0.7 = 0.91, 91% percent of the original, or a 9% decreases. Now, multiply $200*0.91 = $182. Answer = (A).
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Bunuel wrote: The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale. Given that the consumers who used the coupon on sale day were getting 30% off the increased price, how much did these consumers pay for the suit?
A. $182 B. $191 C. $200 D. $209 E. $219
The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, ....30% of $200 = $60 So, the NEW price = $200 + $60 = $260...and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale.30% of $260 = (0.3)( $260) = $78So with the price with coupon = $260  $78 = $182Answer: A Cheers, Brent
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Bunuel wrote: The original price of a suit is $200. The price increased 30%, and after this increase, the store published a 30% off coupon for a oneday sale. Given that the consumers who used the coupon on sale day were getting 30% off the increased price, how much did these consumers pay for the suit?
A. $182 B. $191 C. $200 D. $209 E. $219
Kudos for a correct solution. The price paid for the suit was: 200 x 1.3 x 0.7 200 x 13/10 x 7/10 2 x 13 x 7 = 182 Answer: A
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