GRE : Problem Solving
Furniture was bought at a 40% reduction sale for $165.00. What was the listed price of the furniture? (A) $ 275.00 (B) $ 175.00 (C) $ 200.00 (D) $ 375.00 (E) $ 300.00 If the listed price of the furniture was $ X, it is given that 60% of $ X is equal to $165.00. = 60X / 100 = 165 = X = [165 x 100] / 60 = X = 16500/60 = X = 275. So, the listed price of the furniture is $275.00. So, the answer is (A).
