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Faman39
 4 years ago
Kenny goes shopping for school clothes during a tax−free weekend, and he saves 6% sales tax. Use a percent proportion to determine how much he would have to spend to save 30% . Which of the following is true?
The solution is $18 , and is a denominator in the proportion.
The solution is $18, and is a numerator in the proportion.
The solution is $500, and is a denominator in the proportion.
The solution is $500, and is a numerator in the proportion.
Faman39
 4 years ago
Kenny goes shopping for school clothes during a tax−free weekend, and he saves 6% sales tax. Use a percent proportion to determine how much he would have to spend to save 30% . Which of the following is true? The solution is $18 , and is a denominator in the proportion. The solution is $18, and is a numerator in the proportion. The solution is $500, and is a denominator in the proportion. The solution is $500, and is a numerator in the proportion.

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ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1according to the question, we must setup a proportion like this : \(\frac{a}{b} = \frac{c}{d}\)

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since he save 6 rupees on every 100 rupees he spends, first ratio will be 6/100 \(\frac{6}{100} = \frac{c}{d}\)

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1call : x, the amount he will have to spend

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1to save 30 dollars, the proportion becomes : \(\frac{6}{100} = \frac{30}{x}\)

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1solving gives, x = 500, and it is in the numerator.....

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and i see theres a mistake in the question : its not 30%, it should be 30 $.

Faman39
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thank u so much @ganeshie8 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

Faman39
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah, sorry it ws my mistake :)

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol okay... its easy to make out so no probs... :D

Faman39
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1your awesome @ganeshie8 !!!!!!!!!! :)

rsadhvika
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0minor correction @ganeshie8 . x is 500 and it was in the denominator

ganeshie8
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oops! you're right.... good catch @rsadhvika thank you :)
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