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You buy new shoes at Walmart early one morning, The shoes you want are 30% off the ticket price and for today only there is an additional 15 percent off for early birds. After calculating the 7.5 percent tax, how much do you end up spending?
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You buy new shoes at Walmart early one morning, The shoes you want are 30% off the ticket price and for today only there is an additional 15 percent off for early birds. After calculating the 7.5 percent tax, how much do you end up spending?
 one year ago
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
how much do the shoes cost ?
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Please note it does not mention dollar amounts. :/
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
This is why i was confused.
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SjanoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
x*0.55*1,075=answer since you get 45% discount + 7,5 tax
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so, do i do x*0.55*,1,075?
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok, I solve for x.
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Will do, one moment please.
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Hmmm. I cannot solve it with my calculator.
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Just 0.55*1,075 maybe?
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I did that and got \[x= 473/800\]
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SjanoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, you got (473/800)*x=what you spend. NOT equal x
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Umm. Have you gotten an answer?
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SjanoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
From what you asked, thats the answer (473/800)*x=y Where x is the initial price and y= what you spend.
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh, so I write that as the answer, as it is?
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
just 473/800*x=y?
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SjanoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yepp, but then you should explain what x and y stands for.
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help123pleaseBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okedoke. Thanks!
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