anonymous
  • anonymous
The regular price of a sweater was $21.50. The sweater was on sale for 18% off. How much was the discount?
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  • katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I have no answers but I was thinking 17.63 cause I did 21.50 -18% and got 17.63 am I right? @ganeshie8
anonymous
  • anonymous
@Vocaloid if u mind helping
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
hmm, not quite, you can't subtract 21.50 and 18 because 21.50 is in dollars and 18 is a percent 18 percent is the same as 18/100 discount = (18/100)*(21.50)

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anonymous
  • anonymous
but I got 3.87 would 3.87 be the price or what?
anonymous
  • anonymous
the price of the item is 17.63
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
the question asks "how much is the discount", not "how much does the item cost"...
anonymous
  • anonymous
the discount was 3.87
Vocaloid
  • Vocaloid
^ correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
yeah so I was right ok thx

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