Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of 10 percent off the regular price of any item.

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Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of 10 percent off the regular price of any item. What is the regular price of an item that Joey purchases for $99?

A. $89.10
B. $108.90
C. $109.00
D. $109.90
E. $110.00


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BTGmoderatorDC wrote:
Wed Jul 06, 2022 5:57 pm
Joey works at a clothing store and receives an employee discount of 10 percent off the regular price of any item. What is the regular price of an item that Joey purchases for $99?

A. $89.10
B. $108.90
C. $109.00
D. $109.90
E. $110.00


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We can let n = the regular price of the item and create the equation:

0.9n = 99

n = 99/0.9 = 110

Answer: E

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