Posted by Selena C. on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:44pm.
Estimate the percent discount Ling will get if the customer usually pays if the phone is 7.95 and the price now is 6.76

6TH GRADE MATH HELP!!!  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:45pm
What is your estimate?

6TH GRADE MATH HELP!!!  Selena C., Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 4:49pm
its confusing on how to get it can someone help me

6TH GRADE MATH HELP!!!  Selena C., Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 5:01pm
oh i got it its about 15%

6TH GRADE MATH HELP!!!  Ms. Sue, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 5:03pm
To estimate I'd divide the approximate difference by close to the original price.
1/8 = 0.125 = about 13 percent discount.
The actual discount?
7.95  6.76 = 1.19
1.19 / 7.95 = 0.1496 = 15%

6TH GRADE MATH HELP!!!  yesenia, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 8:36pm
what is the mat method?

6TH GRADE MATH HELP!!!  Tamara, Sunday, April 8, 2012 at 1:28pm
7,95  100%
6,76  x%
x = 100*6,76:7,95
x= 85
100%  85% = 15%
Answer: 15%
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