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Percents and Proportions: Original Cost of an Item

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A pair of shoes was purchased at a discount of $15\%$ off its original list price. Then, $6\%$ sales tax was added. The final sale price of these shoes was $\$72.08$.

What was the original price?

Round your answer to the nearest cent.

A

$\$80.00$

B

$\$78.57$

C

$\$87.22$

D

$\$64.94$