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# A bag of corn tortilla chips costs 2.89 after a 15% discount. What is the original price?

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Answer:3.4Step-by-step explanation:Let the original price of the bag be = P, the selling price =2.89 after a 15% discount,Then, Selling price= Original price- Discount on original price[tex]2.89=P-P(0.15)[/tex][tex]2.89=P(1-0.15)[/tex][tex]2.89=0.85P[/tex][tex]P=\frac{2.89}{0.85}[/tex][tex]P=3.4[/tex]Thus, the original price was 3.4.