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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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  1. amistre64 Group Title
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    hmm ... what is 20% of 92?

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  2. CookieMonster101 Group Title
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    i don't know ? :S

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    460 ?

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  4. amistre64 Group Title
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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 ?

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    18.4 is good :)

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    $18.40 is better for an answer if we format it right

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    I been doing my hmwrk wrong then

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  11. amistre64 Group Title
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    there are other methods; but this one seems to be the most intuitive for me

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  12. amistre64 Group Title
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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 ------ 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 ?

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