## Jamie bought a new pair of jeans for $\$10$because the price marked was$75\%$off the original price. What was the original price of the p Question Jamie bought a new pair of jeans for$\$10$ because the price marked was $75\%$ off the original price. What was the original price of the pair of jeans?

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$40 Step-by-step explanation: Let Original price = x Selling price =$10

Discount = 75%

Selling price = original price – (Discount * original price)

10 = x – 75% of x

10 = x – 0.75 * x

10 = x – 0.75x

10 = 0.25x

x = 10/0.25

x = 40

Original price = x = \$40