Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 4 - Proportions, Percents, and Solving Inequalities - 4.3 - More on Percents and Problem Solving - Problem Set 4.3: 38

Answer

She paid 183.96 dollars for the TV.

Work Step by Step

We use this guideline to solve this problem. Original selling price - Discount = Discount sale price So, 229.95 - 20% $\times$ 229.95 = Discount sale price 229.95 - .2 $\times$ 229.95 = Discount sale price 229.95 - 45.99 = Discount sale price 183.96 = Discount price She paid 183.96 dollars for the TV.
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