Pamela bought an electric drill at 85% of the regular price. She paid $32.89 for the drill. What was the regular price?

1 Answer
Jun 14, 2017

Answer:

The regular price of the electric drill was #$38.69#.

Explanation:

Let the regular price of electric drill be #$x#. Then,

#x*85/100=32.89 :. x = (32.89*100)/85 =3289/85 ~~ 38.69(2dp)#

The regular price of the electric drill was #$38.69#. [Ans]