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After a discount of 10%, the price of a pair of jeans, including tax, was $69.62. The following equation can be used to find x, the price of the pair of jeans without the discount.
x  0.1x + 0.07(x  0.1x) = 69.62
What is the price of the pair of jeans without the discount?
$70.58
$72.29
$74.86
$80.02
 one year ago
 one year ago
After a discount of 10%, the price of a pair of jeans, including tax, was $69.62. The following equation can be used to find x, the price of the pair of jeans without the discount. x  0.1x + 0.07(x  0.1x) = 69.62 What is the price of the pair of jeans without the discount? $70.58 $72.29 $74.86 $80.02
 one year ago
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$72.29 I'm going to show you all the steps: x  0.1x + 0.07(x  0.1x) = 69.62 x  0.1x + 0.07x  0.007x = 69.62 x  0.03x  0.007x = 69.62 x  0.037x = 69.62 .963x = 69.62 x = 69.62/.963 x= 72.29
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