Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-10 Change Expressed as a Percent - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 42

Answer

23.8 dollars

Work Step by Step

The shirt is 15 percent off, so we know that it is 85 percent of the original price. Thus, we divide 85 by 100 to get the percentage written as a decimal. We multiply this decimal by 28 to get a new price of 23.8 dollars.
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