Posted by **Brendon** on Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:30pm.

Which is the better buy:

Brand A with a regular price of $15.98and a 30% discount

or

Brand B with a regular price of $18.50and a 40% discount

-thanks

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:31pm
You can figure these out

CostA=.70*15.98

CostB-.60*18.50

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**Tom**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:40pm
just do the price,

in BRAND A's case 15.98

times the discount- 30%...move the decimal back two places...turns into .30

15.98 X .30 = your answer

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**bobpursley**, Thursday, November 19, 2009 at 8:41pm
That is the discount, not the price. See my post.

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