CookieMonster101
A skateboard is priced at $92.00 and is reduced by 20%
a) what is the amount of the discount on the skateboard ?
b) calculate the new price of the skateboard.
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amistre64
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hmm ... what is 20% of 92?
CookieMonster101
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i don't know ? :S
amistre64
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460 eh .... not quite :)
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lets do this; a percent is a division of 100 peices so we need to divide 92 into 100 peices
92/100 = 1%
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and we need to know how much 20 of those peices is worth
(92/100) * 20
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18.4 ?
amistre64
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18.4 is good :)
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$18.40 is better for an answer if we format it right
CookieMonster101
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I been doing my hmwrk wrong then
amistre64
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there are other methods; but this one seems to be the most intuitive for me
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now since the discounted $18.40 from $92.00; we simply subtract the 2
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92.00
18.40
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73.60 is the new price right?
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yep ! :)
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Thank-you !
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what would thenew price be of the skateboard ?