# SOLUTION: Could someone please help me solve this word problem. I am a little lost as to how to solve it correctly. Amy paid \$69.01 for a pair of running shoes during a 40% off sale. What

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 133037: Could someone please help me solve this word problem. I am a little lost as to how to solve it correctly. Amy paid \$69.01 for a pair of running shoes during a 40% off sale. What was the reqular price of the shoes?Answer by stanbon(57307)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Amy paid \$69.01 for a pair of running shoes during a 40% off sale. What was the reqular price of the shoes? ------------------------ Let the regular price be "x". EQUATION: x - 0.40x = 69.01 0.60x = 69.01 x = \$115.02 ================== Cheers, Stan H.