# SOLUTION: The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? A. \$14,310.40 B. \$14,990.90 C. \$15,290.70 D. \$15,737.50 E. \$16,935

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 Click here to see ALL problems on percentage Question 174505: The sales price of a car is \$12,590, which is 20% off the original price. What is the original price? A. \$14,310.40 B. \$14,990.90 C. \$15,290.70 D. \$15,737.50 E. \$16,935.80 Answer by tutorcecilia(2152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!x - .20x = 12,590 {Let x represent the unknown original amount; subtract 20% of the original (x) price] . .80x = 12,590 [Subtract the x-terms] . ( = ( [ Isolate the x-term through division] . x = \$15,737.50 [Original price]