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If a sweater sells for $ 19 after a 5% markdown, what was its original price?


Correct answer:

x =  20 USD

Step-by-step explanation:

p=15/100=0.95 0.95x=19 x=20 USD

(1-5/100) x = 19

(1-5/100)•x = 19

95x = 1900

x = 20

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