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The price of a suit is increased by 20% and then reduced by 10%. If the final selling price is $194.40, what was the original price of the suit?

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andre84151

x=original price increased by 20% 100+20=120 increased by 20% means times 1.20 1.20x is new price then reduced by 10% 100-10=90 1.20x times 0.90=final price 1.08x=final pricie given final price=194.40 1.08x=194.40 divide both sides by 1.08 x=180 the original price was $180

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