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A pair of pants with a marked price of $35.00 has a discount of 20%. How much is the discount? Can someone help me learn to do problems like this please?

Craig Stewart

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Alexa Spicer on September 7, 2018

When you see a "%" you need to ask "percent of what"?Here, it is a percent of the original award, so the discount is of 20% of the original award, which is 20% of 35. The 20% is also 20/100, or 1/5, so that we can calculate this like this: so the discount is $ 7.

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