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

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**drwls**, Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 11:10am
What's to explain?

(0.90)(0.85)P = $306

Solve for the original price, P

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**Ienisha Stvenson**, Saturday, November 10, 2007 at 3:59pm
The regular price was 400.00

400.00-10%=360.00

360.00-15%=306.00

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**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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