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ShadowCain

  • one year ago

A theater offers a 20% discount to senior citizens on all tickets. The regular cost of a matinee ticket is $9.75. Which expression represents the cost of a matinee ticket after the discount is applied? A. $9.75 x 1/5 B. $9.75 x 4/5 C. $9.75 x 6/5 D. $9.75 x 9/5

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  1. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    1/5 is equal to 20% is it A? @welshfella

  2. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    Or is it 4/5 because they are asking the total of the ticket after the discount.

  3. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    No its similar to the hours problem its regular cost - 1/5 of the regular cost

  4. ShadowCain
    • one year ago
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    So that would make it B, right? 4/5

  5. ShadowCain
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