Hi,

May I be assisted with the following please?

1.) A book was sold for $45 at a loss of 10%. What was the original price?

2.) A man bought a chair for $350. He sold it at a profit of 25%. How much was the selling price?

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- Oct 15th 2011, 05:58 PMHellbentPercentages
Hi,

May I be assisted with the following please?

1.) A book was sold for $45 at a loss of 10%. What was the original price?

2.) A man bought a chair for $350. He sold it at a profit of 25%. How much was the selling price?

- Oct 15th 2011, 06:02 PMQuackyRe: Percentages
Edit2: This post was editted after I made a mistake.

1) I think 1 is incorrect.

The man sold the book for $45 which was a 10% loss.

This means that he only sold the book at 90% of the original price.

Which means that where is the original price in dollars.

2) Is fine.