Posted by anonymous on Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 10:02am.
An instrument store gives a 10% discount to all students off the original cost of an instrument. During a back to school sale, an additional 15% is taken off the discounted price. Julie, a student at the local high school, purchases a flute for $306. How much did it originally cost?: *
$325
$375
$400
$425
Please explain, thanks

math (discount)  drwls, Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 11:10am
What's to explain?
(0.90)(0.85)P = $306
Solve for the original price, P

math (discount)  Ienisha Stvenson, Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 3:59pm
The regular price was 400.00
400.0010%=360.00
360.0015%=306.00

math (discount)  HELP, Thursday, July 24, 2008 at 8:09pm
A woman saved $225 on the new sofa which was on sale for 30% off. WHat was the original price?
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