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  • one year ago

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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I have no answers but I was thinking 17.63 cause I did 21.50 -18% and got 17.63 am I right? @ganeshie8

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @Vocaloid if u mind helping

  3. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    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)

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but I got 3.87 would 3.87 be the price or what?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the price of the item is 17.63

  6. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    the question asks "how much is the discount", not "how much does the item cost"...

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the discount was 3.87

  8. Vocaloid
    • one year ago
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    ^ correct

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yeah so I was right ok thx

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