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You want to buy a new pair of Kickin' sneakers and you see the following ads:
Which store would you go to in order to get the best deal on your sneakers? Explain your reasoning.
Store A. Store A: 25% off on $80 is $20, so the sneakers would be $60. Take 10% of $60 to get $6 off. The sneakers at Store A would cost $60 - $6 = $54. Store B: 20% off on $80 is $16, so the sneakers would be $64. Take 15% of $64 to get $9.60 off. The sneakers at Store B would cost $64 - $9.60 = $54.40.
Taking successive discounts of 15% off and then 25% off is the same as taking a one time discount of 40%.
Wynona buys some new boots that are priced $85.79. She gets successive discounts of 10% followed by 5% off on the boots. The purchase price of Wynona's boots is _____ of the original price.
The book store is having a sale where all hardcover books are 20% off. Jamie also has a coupon for 15% off any fiction book. Jamie buys a hardcover fiction book that is priced $32.99. How much will Jamie save by buying the book on sale and using the coupon?
Nezzie is shopping for items for her daycare because the store is having a sale where everything in the store is 10% off. Nezzie buys a playhouse for $100.29 and a music center for $59.99. She has a coupon for an additional 15% off on the playhouse. Before tax, Nezzie estimates that her total, after discounts, will be about $122. Determine if Nezzie has estimated correctly.
No. Nezzie has taken successive discounts on the total, but the coupon is just on the playhouse.
An mp3 player is on sale for 30% off the regular price of $39.98. How much is the discount?
Four different stores have the same watch on sale. The original price and discounts offered by each store are listed below. Rank the stores from the cheapest to most expensive sale price of the watch.
Store D: price $109.99 and discount of 10%
A business advertises that everything in the store is an additional 10% off the already reduced prices. Marcus picks out 2 shirts that are on a 30% off rack. If the shirts are originally priced at $28.99 and $30.29 and there is 6% sales tax, how much does Marcus end up paying for them?
A clearance rack is marked as 60% off the regular price to be taken at the register. If a jacket on the clearance rack is marked $239.99, what will it ring up for at the register?
Successive discounts of 20% and 10% are taken on an item priced at $16. Describe how to find the sale price of the item and give the sale price.
Find 20% of $16: (0.2)(16) = $3.20 Subtract $3.20 from $16: 16 - $3.20 = $12.80 Take 10% of $12.80: (0.1)(12.80) = $1.28 Subtract $1.28 from $12.80: $12.80 - $1.28 = $11.52
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