Jay sold a house in USA for $292,000. This sale represented a loss of 15% off the original price. What was the original price?
The original price is 343529.411. To get the answer, divide the price given of $292000 by 85% and the multiply it by 100% of the price.
292,000= x -.15(x)
original price x 85/100 = 292000original price = 29200000 / 85 original price = 343529.411