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A. $89.10 B.$108.90
C. $109.00 D.$109.90
E. $110.00 OA E ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 12991 messages Followed by: 1249 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 AAPL wrote: 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 Let R = REGULAR price of the item Joey and receives an employee discount of 10 percent off the regular price of any item. So, Joey pays 90% of the REGULAR price. In other words, 0.9R = the DISCOUNT price that Joey actually pays What is the regular price of an item that Joey purchases for$99?
We can write: 0.9R = $99 Solve: R = 99/0.9 = 990/9 = 110 Answer: E Cheers, Brent _________________ Brent Hanneson â€“ Creator of GMATPrepNow.com Use my video course along with Sign up for free Question of the Day emails And check out all of these free resources GMAT Prep Now's comprehensive video course can be used in conjunction with Beat The GMATâ€™s FREE 60-Day Study Guide and reach your target score in 2 months! ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 May 2010 Posted: 15357 messages Followed by: 1864 members Upvotes: 13060 GMAT Score: 790 AAPL wrote: Princeton Review 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 Since the discount = 10% = 1/10, and the resulting discount price is an integer value, the regular price must be a dollar value that is a multiple of 10. The correct answer is E. _________________ Mitch Hunt Private Tutor for the GMAT and GRE GMATGuruNY@gmail.com If you find one of my posts helpful, please take a moment to click on the "UPVOTE" icon. Available for tutoring in NYC and long-distance. For more information, please email me at GMATGuruNY@gmail.com. Student Review #1 Student Review #2 Student Review #3 Free GMAT Practice Test How can you improve your test score if you don't know your baseline score? Take a free online practice exam. Get started on achieving your dream score today! Sign up now. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2811 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 AAPL wrote: Princeton Review 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
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