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a computer salesperson said she would drop the price of a computer by $120, which was a 15% discount. what was the original selling price of the computer?

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Obadiahfarley

it would be $128  120 x's .15 is 18 so 120+18 is 128

Llama11

It was dropped by $120 which was a 15% discount. Let the original price be x. 15%  of  x  =  $120 (15/100)x = 120 0.15x = 120 x = 120 / 0.15 x = 800 Hence the original price was $800.

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