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kenialove

  • one year ago

The auto parts store sell a car battery that has a regular price of $89. Store A discounts the battery by 20% and then adds 6.5% sales tax. Store B adds the tax first and then takes the discount. Are the selling prices the same ? Justify your answer.

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  1. dan815
    • one year ago
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    okay so first (89-0.2*89)*(1.065) <--- 20% off then 6.5% sales tax

  2. dan815
    • one year ago
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    can you write the equation for the 2nd scenario yourself

  3. kenialove
    • one year ago
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    (89*1.065*89) - 0.2 Would it be like that ? @dan815

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