Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 6 - Percent - Review Exercises - Page 466: 55

Answer

Answer: Amount of discount = 33.75 Dollars Sale Price = 78.75 Dollars

Work Step by Step

Now, amount of discount = rate (or percent) of discount $\times$ original price i.e. Amount of discount = 30 % $\times$ 112.5 = 0.30 \times 112.5 (multiply by 100 to percent) = 33.75 Now, sale price = original price – amount of discount Sale Price = 112.5 - 33.75 = 78.75
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