A flat-screen television was marked down by 35 percent, which reduced its price by $115.65. What was the original cost of the television before it was marked down?



3 years ago Comment

would the answer be 115.65 X 35?


3 years ago Comment

marked down by 35% this decreased it by 115.65 thhat means that 115.65 is 35% of original find original 35%=35/100=7/20 'of' means multiply 115.65=7/20 times original multiply both sides by 20/7 to clear fraction (20/7 times 7/20=140/140=1) 2313/7=original 330.428=original round 330.43 original price=$330.43