# Answer to Question #19658 in Trigonometry for Kristen Woods

Question #19658

You are purchasing a CD player at a markdown price of $127.50. If the markdown price was 15% off the original price, how much was the CD player originally?

Expert's answer

we can write

0.85x = 127.5

hence, x, the original price is

127.5/0.85 =

0.85x = 127.5

hence, x, the original price is

127.5/0.85 =

**150$**
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