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A flower arrangement was marked down 12.5%. If the flowers originally cost $20, what is the amount of the discount
A.$2.40
B.$2.50
C.$2.05
D.$17.50



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JuneOhai
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$20x12.5%=$2.50
$20$2.50= $17.50
D. is correct

themonkey
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It would be B
12.5x2=25
25% of 20=5
5/2=2.50

dmezzullo
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They are correct.

Feesa
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WHICH ONE IS IT

themonkey
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It's B cause you want the discount not the total

JuneOhai
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Oh yes it is B I read the question wrong. $17.50 would be the total sales amount after the discount.

Feesa
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THNX

themonkey
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You're welcome