# A book was discontinued in price by 45% and sold for $12.50. what was the marked price?

Question asked by: blair12

Asked on: 19 Apr 2010

12.50 is a 45% reduction from what price, that is the question.

X x 0.55 = 12.50

So x = 12.50 / 0.55 = $22.73 is the original price.

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Replied at: 25 Apr 2010

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