Another math problem im stuck on.
the price of a dress is reduced by 40%. when the dress still doesnt not sell, it is reduced by 40% again.
The reduced price after both reduction is $72.
What was the original price?
Hello, urlostaznbro!
The price of a dress is reduced by 40%.
When the dress still doesnt not sell, it is reduced by 40% again.
The reduced price after both reduction is $72.
What was the original price?
Let's baby-talk our way through it . . .
Let = original price of the dress.
It is reduced by 40%, so the sale price is 60% of
The dress doesn't sell, so it is reduced by another 40%.
The final price is of
. . which is equal to .
And there is our equation: .
Therefore, the original price was .
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