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The price of a cd player has been reduced by 15% in a sale . it now costs 320. what was the original price?

the price of a cd player has been reduced by 15% in a sale . it now costs 320. what was the original price?
Question asked by: Shannon14

Asked on: 18 Nov 2009

This is a classic percentage based maths question, it crops up in GCSE papers and things so is worth working out how to solve!

It now costs 320 having been reduced 15%. So write it as an equation.

0.85x = 320

Therefore x is 376.47

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Replied at: 22 Nov 2009
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