Grade 09 - What was the original price of the guitar?

  • Karena_ 1 month

    After a 20% discount and 6% tax, a guitar cost $530.00.

    yusi 1 week

    P = original price

    20% discount = 0.20P

    discounted sale price = (1.00 – 0.20)P = 0.80P

    6% tax on the discounted sale price = 0.06(0.80P)

    $530 = 0.80P + 0.06(0.80P) = 0.848P

    P = $530/0.848 = $625

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  • Karena_ 1 month

    After a 20% discount and 6% tax, a guitar cost $530.00.

    yusi 1 week

    P = original price

    20% discount = 0.20P

    discounted sale price = (1.00 – 0.20)P = 0.80P

    6% tax on the discounted sale price = 0.06(0.80P)

    $530 = 0.80P + 0.06(0.80P) = 0.848P

    P = $530/0.848 = $625