Posted by **mathsmad** on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 12:35am.

Mdm P bought a tv set at a discount of 40%. GST(Goods and Services Tax)of 7% was charged for the purchase.She paid a down payment of $433.35 which is 15% of the purchase price, inclusive of GST. What is the original price of the tv set?

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**Piwokazi**, Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 5:30pm
I think its:

x*15/100=433,35

15x/100=433,35

multiply by a 100 both sides then you get:

15x=43335

then divide by 15 both sides to get x alone

therefore x=2889 whch is the original price

#i stand 2 be correctd#

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