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# The sale price of a certain radio is 25 percent less than the list pri

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The sale price of a certain radio is 25 percent less than the list price and 40 percent greater than the wholesale price of the radio. If the wholesale price of the radio is \$30, what is the list price of the radio?

A. \$52
B. \$53
C. \$54
D. \$55
E. \$56

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27 Nov 2018, 07:48
Bunuel wrote:
The sale price of a certain radio is 25 percent less than the list price and 40 percent greater than the wholesale price of the radio. If the wholesale price of the radio is \$30, what is the list price of the radio?

A. \$52
B. \$53
C. \$54
D. \$55
E. \$56

Sales price= .75* of list price = 1.4 * wholesale price

WS price= 30\$
Sales price = 1.4*30= \$42

List price = 42/.75
\$56 IMO E
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27 Nov 2018, 10:49
Sale price is 3/4 of the list price, which is at the same time 1.4 of the whole sale price.
Wholesale price is 30*1.4 (list price) = 42
42/0.75=56
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27 Nov 2018, 19:33
Sp = 0.75Lp
Sp = 1.4Wp = 1.4 * 30 = 42
0.75Lp = 1.4 Wp
Lp = 1.4 * 30 * 4/3 = 56
Ans = E
Re: The sale price of a certain radio is 25 percent less than the list pri   [#permalink] 27 Nov 2018, 19:33
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