Mathematics
erikajoe9
2016-04-11 12:53:51
A store has a $43.89 item on sale. The total discount of the sale is $9.66. What is the sale percentage off on this item?
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JoanneBrennenstuhl
2016-04-11 12:59:54

well, if we take 43.89 to be the 100%, what is 9.66 off of it in percentage? [latex]f egin{array}{ccllll} amount&\%\ ext{ extemdash extemdash extemdash}& ext{ extemdash extemdash extemdash}\ 43.89&100\ 9.66&x end{array}implies cfrac{43.89}{9.66}=cfrac{100}{x}[/latex] solve for "x".

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