# Answer to Question #28399 in Analytic Geometry for clavz

Question #28399

A dres was marked dow at 30% .the dress now costs ph280.00.what was the price before the mark down?

Expert's answer

Let x is a price before mark down.

After the mark down the price is x - 0.3x = 0.7x and the price is ph280.

Then we can make the equation:

0.7x=280

x=280/0.7=400

Answer: the price before the mark down was ph400.00

After the mark down the price is x - 0.3x = 0.7x and the price is ph280.

Then we can make the equation:

0.7x=280

x=280/0.7=400

Answer: the price before the mark down was ph400.00

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