I was wondering if someone could confirm what I'm doing is right.
Situation: You want to buy three books that are on sale at 20% off. The original prices of the books are $2.50, $4.95, and $6.00. How much will you save?
We have to do one with distribution and without and I don't know if the distribution one I'm doing is right. I have
$2.50+$6.00 = $8.50
$8.50+$4.95 = $13.45
0.2*$13.45 = 2.69
and I don't know how to do it without distribution so I was wondering if I could get help on that as well :)
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0.2*13.45=2.69 that is right
I think you got it correct but here is the what I think they are asking
0.2(2.5-4.95+6) = 0.2*2.5+0.2*4.95+0.2*6 = 2.69
2.5 x 0.2 = 0.5
4.95 x 0.2 = 0.99
6 x 0.2 = 1.2
2.69 sum of individual discounts
13.45 x 0.2 = 2.69
sum of books at retail