It is currently 17 Jul 2018, 18:33
My Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was th

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Moderator
Moderator
User avatar
Joined: 18 Apr 2015
Posts: 3919
Followers: 58

Kudos [?]: 678 [0], given: 3458

CAT Tests
A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was th [#permalink] New post 11 Jan 2018, 02:21
Expert's post
00:00

Question Stats:

100% (00:24) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 4 sessions



A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was the original price of the coat?

enter your value

[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
200


Kudo for the right answer and solution
_________________

Get the 2 FREE GREPrepclub Tests

1 KUDOS received
GRE Instructor
User avatar
Joined: 10 Apr 2015
Posts: 931
Followers: 38

Kudos [?]: 813 [1] , given: 6

CAT Tests
Re: A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was th [#permalink] New post 12 Jan 2018, 07:10
1
This post received
KUDOS
Expert's post
Carcass wrote:



A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was the original price of the coat?

enter your value

Kudo for the right answer and solution


Let x = the original price of the coat

A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140
Another way to state this is to say that, during the sale, people paid 70% of the original price
That is: 70% of x = $140
Or: 0.7x = 140
Solve to get: x = 140/0.7 = 200

Answer: $200

Cheers,
Brent
_________________

Brent Hanneson – Founder of greenlighttestprep.com

Image

Check out the online reviews of our course

1 KUDOS received
Manager
Manager
Joined: 02 Jan 2018
Posts: 66
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 30 [1] , given: 0

Re: A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was th [#permalink] New post 23 Jan 2018, 10:27
1
This post received
KUDOS
70% of x=140
x=200
Re: A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was th   [#permalink] 23 Jan 2018, 10:27
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A coat was sold at a 30% discount sale for $140. What was th

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


cron

GRE Prep Club Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GRE Prep Club Rules| Contact

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group

Kindly note that the GRE® test is a registered trademark of the Educational Testing Service®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by ETS®.