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OpenStudy (anonymous):

You have had your eye on an outfit at the mall for the last month. It costs $115.78. Yesterday it went on sale for 30% off. If you bought it now, how much would you pay? Round to the nearest cent. A. $85.78 B. $81.05 C. $75.95 D. $85.08

OpenStudy (anonymous):

? do you know how to calculate what the discount of 30% is?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

No, im posting on here cause i dont know it :/

OpenStudy (anonymous):

discount is calculated by multiplying discount rate by cost in this case .30 * 115.78 =

OpenStudy (anonymous):

once you multiple that amount subtract it from 115.78 and that will tell you the price she paid. so what did you get?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

I got 78.04?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Maybe i did something wrong?

OpenStudy (anonymous):

.30 * 115.78 = 34.734

OpenStudy (anonymous):

Oh, thank you.

OpenStudy (anonymous):

uw

OpenStudy (anonymous):

so its B. $81.05 right?

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