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The regular price is $50. now on sale for $38. how do you figure the percent of discount and show work. thank you

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  1. anonymous
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    discount= (new price/old price)*100%

  2. anonymous
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    so how is the problem written out to show what percent that is off the original price.thanks

  3. anonymous
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    just plug in the prices into the equation, calculate it, then u get the percentage u needed.

  4. anonymous
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    so $38/$50=0.76*100%=0.5776. i am dense, and i am mom helping 4th grader. i know its 24% off but i cant figure the process right. i m sorry can you show me.

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    sorry. it should be discount= 100% - (new price/old price)*100% so discount= 100% - (38/50)100% = 100% - 76% = 24%

  6. anonymous
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    50/38= 100/ x, solving for x cross mult 3800=50x 3800/50=76 % discount frm 100% - 76 = 24 %

  7. anonymous
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    thank you so much. i am so glad i found this site. what a blessing for da mamma whose math is broken, i have been searching for over an hour for help... God bless you both thank you again...

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    u r welcome airplane. :)

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